17 Sick Presidential Burns to Steal on “National Presidential Joke Day”
On August 11, 1984, President Ronald Reagan was conducting a sound check for a radio program. "My fellow Americans,” he said, "I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes." The joke was on him: The microphone was live and the entire world heard his words. Thus began National Presidential Joke day. Here are more jokes by and about presidents.
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Republicans vs. Democrats
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Dwight D. Eisenhower on football
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John F. Kennedy on heroism
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Michelle Obama’s favorite vegetable
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Calvin Coolidge on reticence
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The trouble with democracy
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Barack Obama on aging
John Adams on congress
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George W. Bush’s humility
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Bill CIinton on the White House
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