26 Years ago today

My fellow Americans, I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.

Ronald Regan’s infamous sound check, which resulted in part of the Soviet army being put on alert for 30 minutes after word of the statement reached the Soviet Union.

One comment on “26 Years ago today

  1. Bad joke, but it left me chuckling. Arrogant statement from that era of U.S.politics, but back then you could still get away with it.

    In this twitter age, he would have been ousted after five minutes:-)

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