Five Years, What a Surprise


That's how long the U.S. president has gone without exercising his veto power. "It's a streak unmatched in modern American history," sez the Christian Science Monitor. According to a nifty chart at the end of the article, 43's predecessor used it 37 times, and FDR just said a whopping 635 no's, "nearly a quarter of all the vetoes every made by US presidents." (Link via Sploid.)