james k. polk

On Washington’s Real Birthday, Remembering James K. Polk

Begin, if you will, with a search through the back catalog of that well-known Brooklyn smarty-pants duo They Might Be Giants. There you’ll find “James K. Polk,” an ode to our eleventh President, the “Napoleon of the Stump.” Originally released in 1996, the song inspired the video above, which was apparently created for a school history project.

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