August 11th Presidential Joke Day

Wow, this conjures up so many images in the world today. The fact is, to be President of the United States these days you’ve got to have a sense of humor.


August 11th, 1984, President Ronald Reagan said into a mike, he thought was off, that he had outlawed Russia and in five minutes the bombing of that country would begin. The problem was, the mike was hot and broadcast across America. It was a joke, get over it. Ever since then August 11th has been Presidential Joke Day.



When you study our Presidents you will find many had great senses of humor. It’s our fault for not knowing how to take the joke!


They say that Andrew Jackson was one of the funniest Presidents we have ever had. He fought wars, Congress, and the American people at nearly every turn… but at least he had a good sense of humor doing it!

How to celebrate – Try and find one world leader who is not a part of someone’s joke. Learn to appreciate a good joke! Study the Presidents and see who you think had the best sense of humor.


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