As the country gears up for the 2012 presidential race, we turn our attention to an important aspect of presidential history: The presidential nickname. Nearly every president has been given at least one. Some are funny, like Ronald Reagan
‘s nickname “the Gipper,” and some are reverent, like Abraham Lincoln
‘s “the great emancipator,” and some may have only been spoken behind the commander-in-chief’s back. See if you can guess which of these statements about presidential nicknames are fact, and which are fiction.