Fun Fact: When a Republican Candidate Claimed She Once Dabbled With Witchcraft

In the 2010 Senate race for Delaware, Republican nominee Christine O’Donnell claimed that she was not a witch after comedian Bill Maher brought up a quote from something she said in the 1990’s about once “dabbling in witchcraft”. She lost the general election with only 40% of the vote.

Fun Fact: The Problem With Washington Crossing the Delaware Artwork

While Washington Crossing the Delaware is one of the most iconic paintings related to American history, it was not painted by anyone present at the river. An artist named Emanuel Leutze actually painted it in 1851. Because of this, there are a few historical inaccuracies, such as an American flag that did not yet exist.