How To Be A Role Model, Just Like Richard Nixon’s Head

Look at that face.

Ask 10 people to describe what they picture when they hear the phrase “role model,” and nine will tell you the exact same thing: the still-alive severed head of former president Richard Milhous Nixon, brined in a jar. The 10th will say something boring like, “My dad.” You should cut that person out of your life.

Yes, as president of Earth circa the year 3000, Nixon’s head has a lot of responsibilities; yet he manages to juggle them all using a mix of aplomb and terror. If you’re looking for someone to emulate, you could do worse than following his example. Here are some lessons we can learn from that jowly visage:


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