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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 1968. Hubert Horatio Humphrey, the Happy Handshaker. 02/04/2020
info_outline 1968. George Wallace, Segregator-in-Chief 01/21/2020
info_outline BONUS! The 5th Era of American Politics Review 01/14/2020
info_outline 1964. In your heart, you know Barry Goldwater's right. 01/07/2020
info_outline NEW: 1952/1956. Adlai Stevenson, the Thinking Man's President. 12/03/2019
info_outline 1948. Henry Wallace, the Secret Soviet Spy candidate? 11/05/2019
info_outline 1848. Lewis Cass, our first Ugly-American President 10/29/2019
info_outline 1948. Strom Thurmond, Dixiecrat. 10/01/2019
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