Today is not the holiday you think it is, as Peter Grier explains HERE:
We know weíre swimming up a creek without a paddle here but there is no federal Presidents’ Day holiday. We donít care what your mattress ad says Ė is that a legal document?
The official name of todayís day off is “George Washington’s Birthday.”† Itís supposed to honor the Father of Our Country, and only him. Not Abraham Lincoln, not Franklin D. Roosevelt,† not any other of the nationís former chief executives. Chester A. Arthur †will just have to get his own holiday, if he ...