The headlines are full of doom and gloom these days. War. Crime. Taxes. Violence. Economic collapse. And more.
So what is there that’s amusing, entertaining, uplifting?
Perhaps a video clip of a “politician,” in this case, entertainer Johnny Carson pretending to be the Gipper, President Ronald Reagan, whose statements frequently cut through bureaucratic layers like a hot knife through butter.
For instance, his comment one time about Russia during a mike test that the “bombing begins in five minutes.”
This video is of Carson portraying Reagan doing a “Who’s on First” routine with Secretary of State “Jim Baker.”
The discussion hits hilarity with Baker trying to explain to Reagan his schedule, including a meeting with Interior Secretary James "Watt," his call from Chinese leader "Hu," and more.
The routine has been so popular it's made its way into the halls of Congress:
And into the science fiction films of Hollywood:
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Other Reagan quips literally made waves around the world, including when he talked about his strategy for dealing with Russia: