On November 20, 1983, an estimated 100 million people watched the controversial ABC-TV movie “The Day After”. This movie depicted the outbreak and some of the consequences of nuclear war. Forty-two year old Wyoming Congressman, Dick Cheney, was watching that movie and thought to himself, “We’re out here in Wyoming. We could survive that shit. Alright, alright, alright. Bring it on Comrade Yuri Andropov, let’s see what you got.” Cheney then stuck his opera-length cigarette-holder between his lips, settled his top-hat on his balding head reached for his swallow-tail coat and yelled at his wife, “LYNNE where’s my umbrella? Feed the attack penguins. We’re going back to Washington, where I’m going to TAKE OVER THE WORLD AND BECOME VICE-PRESIDENT!” It could have happened.
You really shouldn’t worry about nuclear war. There are dozens of other ways that you’ll probably kill yourselves off before that could happen. Share this post for more reassuring words like these.