With Senator Lindsey Graham running for the Presidency and being a Bachelor, (not that he has any chance at winning such) this does bring up the question about the need for a First Lady. Who would be the First Lady if the President was a Bachelor. What say ye. Do we need a First Lady?
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a presidential hopeful, is a bachelor. Would he need a first lady? It's a question complicated by shifting views of what a first lady should be.
To some, the role is more than just ceremonial. To others, choosing china sets and guest lists is a relic of a bygone age.
Only two presidents were unmarried when taking the oath of office: James Buchanan (D) and Grover Cleveland (D). Of the two, only Buchanan remained single through his presidency. But even he had a woman in his life willing to step in and play the role of White House hostess. Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane, became a well-known Washington socialite who, as the White House website highlights, “filled the White House with gaiety and flowers, and guided its social life with enthusiasm and discretion, winning national popularity.”....snip~
Lindsey Graham interview raises question: Do we need a first lady?