American Heritage Magazine. As "conservatives" scream and yell about gays in the military, they might remember that in all likelihood we have already had a gay Commander-in-Chief. I feel that it is not good for man to be alone; and should not be astonished to find myself married to some old maid who can nurse me when I am sick, provide good dinners for me when I am well, and not expect from me any very ardent or romantic affection. Could a man in his position keep such a relationship secret? On May 31,the day before he diedJames Buchanan predicted that "history would vindicate my memory". Retrieved January 8, The Emergence of Lincoln 2 vols.
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Nominee Millard Fillmore. Throughout the course of American history, those involved in our country's political sphere have consistently faced rumors. US News. United States Ambassadors to Russia.
Historical rankings of United States Presidentsconsidering presidential achievements, leadership qualities, failures and faults, consistently place Buchanan among the least successful presidents.