President Barack Obama's agenda in San Francisco today: Get in, raise money for Sen. Barbara Boxer, safeguard the Senate's Democratic majority, and get out. But just because Muni will stop for him doesn't necessarily mean the people of San Francisco will. Just ask our nation's prior presidents who graced us with their presence. In return, we graced them with bullets, riots, and congestive heart failure.
Warren Harding: In 1923, Harding embarked on his Voyage of Understanding to meet with American citizens to discuss policy and renew faith in his administration. His arteries, however, were the ones that needed convincing. The president died at the Palace Hotel on August 2.