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Fail to the Chief

Fail to the Chief is the podcast where comic historian Thom Woodley talks about the men who became President... almost. Romp through the losers of presidential history, laugh and marvel at how different life might have been, had America made different choices.

info_outline 1844. Henry Clay (Part 2) [RE-RELEASE] 09/17/2019
info_outline 1944/48. DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN (not so much)! 09/03/2019
info_outline 1836. The Devil in Daniel Webster (re-release) 08/20/2019
info_outline 1940. What if Wendell Willkie Won the World War? 08/06/2019
info_outline 1836. Hugh Lawson White, Legislative Dracula 07/23/2019
info_outline 1936. Landslide Alf Landon 07/09/2019
info_outline BONUS: The 4th Era of American Politics 07/02/2019
info_outline 1832. William Wirt and the Anti-Masons. 06/18/2019
info_outline 1928. Al Smith, the Happy Warrior 06/04/2019
info_outline Ep 29: La la la Loser, La la la La Follette (Re-release) 05/21/2019
info_outline 1924. John W. Davis, Pride of West Virginia 05/07/2019
info_outline 1824 and 1832. The Incredible Henry Clay (Part 1) 04/30/2019
info_outline 1920. America kicks itself in the Cox (James Cox) 04/16/2019
info_outline 1916. Charles Evans Hughes, the Beard we can Believe in. 04/02/2019
info_outline BONUS! The Sentencing Speech of Eugene V. Debs 03/26/2019
info_outline 1900-1920. Eugene V. Debs and the (first) Socialist Revolution 03/19/2019
info_outline 1904. The Anonymous Alton B. Parker. 03/05/2019
info_outline 1824. William Crawford's Stroke of Bad Luck. 02/26/2019
info_outline BONUS! President's Day 2019 02/18/2019
info_outline BONUS! The Cross of Gold Speech by William Jennings Bryan 02/13/2019
info_outline 1896, 1900, 1908. William Jennings Bryan, shaper of the Democratic Party. 02/05/2019
info_outline Bonus Episode! Reviewing the 3rd Period of American Politics 01/29/2019
info_outline 1816. The Man who would be (Rufus) King 01/22/2019
info_outline 1896. James B. Weaver, the People's Person of Choice. 01/15/2019
info_outline 1884. The Plumed Knight of Maine, James G. Blaine 01/01/2019
info_outline 1812. De wit and de wisdom of Dewitt Clinton. 12/18/2018
info_outline 1880. The Superb Winfield Scott Hancock. 12/04/2018
info_outline 1804/1808. C.C. Pinckney, the Plantation President (Re-Release) 11/27/2018
info_outline 1800. Aaron Burr, our First Supervillain 11/13/2018
info_outline 1876. Samuel Tilden and the Ruther-Fraud of the Century 08/30/2017