Spooks. Phantoms. Ghosts. Spirits. Why there are dozens of names for unearthly apparitions that have evidently been seen for thousands of years without a shred of hard evidence. And when it comes to ghost sightings, America (much like in warfare and obesity statistics) is leading the way.
Everyone makes mistakes. But when you're vying for the highest office in the land (or after you're already in office) you should try that much harder not to look foolish. The following list captures some of the most embarrassing moments in the careers of presidents and would-be presidents alike.