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These Wacky Presidential Wallpapers Will Help You Celebrate Election Day With Style [Gallery]

These Wacky Presidential Wallpapers Will Help You Celebrate Election Day With Style [Gallery]

No matter which presidential candidate you’re voting for, today is a day to be proud for America. As Americans across the country come together to decide the direction of the country, we should relish the freedom we have to vote and elect a new president every four years. Democracy is one of the greatest aspects of the good ‘ole U.S.A.

Politics surrounding elections are always crazy, so we think the best way to celebrate Election Day is a bunch of wallpapers showing famous American presidents and historical figures doing crazy things as they fight for America’s freedom (literally). Check ‘em out. Download them to your iPad or iPhone, and get out and vote. 

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How Steve Jobs Was Convinced To Dress Up As Franklin Roosevelt To Declare War On IBM

How Steve Jobs Was Convinced To Dress Up As Franklin Roosevelt To Declare War On IBM

Steve Jobs dressed as FDR tries to rally the troops against IBM.

Steve Jobs dressing up as Franklin Delano Roosevelt to rally Apple’s troops is one of the weirdest bits of ephemera about Apple history.

The internal video — which followed Apple’s 1984 Super Bowl commercial and was meant to motivate Apple’s international sales force — features Jobs doing a bizarre caricature of the beloved four-term president that borrowed just as much from FDR’s real mannerisms as it did from Burgess Meredith’s interpretation of the Penguin.

How the heck did something this weird come about?

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