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Why Can't You Be President?

Jason English
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I would never survive a presidential campaign.

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(Also, I'm not yet 35.)

According to Article II of the U.S. Constitution, "No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen Years a resident within the United States."

But the Founding Fathers failed to mention other disqualifications, like having incriminating photos tied to a Google Image Search of your name (so far, I'm clear) or suggestive comments on your Facebook Wall (no problem).

So the first question in today's Friday Happy Hour: what in your past disqualifies you for the presidency?

Keep reading for four more.

2) What's the strangest place you've been to that offers free wireless internet service?

3) What's a movie you expected to love, but hated?

4) What's a TV show you expected to hate, but loved?

5) How does one dispose of paint cans? (I realize this isn't very interesting, but I have a basement full of mostly empty paint cans I'd love to eliminate. Any advice?)

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