Eight years ago today, in his debate with John Kerry at Washington University, then-president George W. Bush uttered one of his most famous quotes, his "Ask not what your country can do for you," or more likely his "Ich bin ein Berliner."
Pledging to maintain an all-volunteer army, he noted that he'd heard of "rumors on the, uh, Internets that we're going to have a draft," before disavowing the notion. (The video is below.) It was funny at the time -- then a reporter in St. Louis, I was in attendance -- but who knew that two full presidential terms later folks would still use "Internets" daily? Which is why we at The Informer hereby officially designate October 8 to be "Internets Day" from here forward.More »