If there was ever a holiday that needed to be questioned, it’s President’s Day. To have a day that is aimed at venerating an office is borderline monarchical…not to mention that it inadvertently rises in importance something that is co-equal with two other branches of government…or at least it is supposed to be. Where is the Congress Day, or the Supreme Court Day? Indeed, there have been individuals who have done much to aid the growth of this nation to what it has become, but to put such emphasis on them gives the impression that it was somehow only through them that our nation has become what it is, rather than that the conceptions that define the United States have allowed for such an expansive environment to occur. Days like President’s Day serve to do nothing less than put the emphasis away from the United States being a nation of laws, but instead a nation of men.

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