Andrew Jackson's Enormous Presidential Cheese
Oh man, every President's Day I think of Kate Beaton's hilarious historical comics, and forget to post them to the blog. Well, this time, I remembered.
The background: the Cheshire Mammoth Cheese was a wheel weighing about three-quarters of a ton (and containing no Federalist milk!) given to Thomas Jefferson by the residents of Cheshire MA in 1802.
More than thirty years later, the supporters of the populist Andrew Jackson, believing that "every honor which Jefferson had ever received should be paid him." created a similarly massive cheese: