1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

RIP Boris Yeltsin

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Big Buckin' agate_monkey, Apr 23, 2007.

  1. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    So says my local news radio.

    CNN.com is also reporting, but no links yet.
  2. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Gorbachev and Yeltsin are responsible for the fact that we are all here today. If Reagan was on the losing end of the COld War, he would have went out with a bang, a nuclear bang. Gorbachev and Yeltsin folded, discretion being the better part of valor.

    RIP and here's hoping there's enough vodka to last an eternity for Yeltsin.
  4. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    Oh, I don't think there is enough vodka for him.

    And, if the old Soviet way of getting news out is still in effect now, he could have died like two months ago and we just now would be finding out.

    RIP you old red-nosed bastard.
  5. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    The yardstick by which all drunk everywhere must be judged. Nastrovya, Borishka.
  6. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    Shane McGowan or Charles Bukowski may top that list. Or that lady with the .47 or whatever it was blood alcohol content.
  7. RIP.
    My favorite moment came when he had the tanks blasting away at the Parliament building during the Worst Coup Attempt Ever, and all the old Commies were hiding under their desks, and CNN kept calling them the "hardliners."
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I just discovered my Firefox browser does not read Cyrillic.
  9. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Sure, there are others in the pantheon, including Dylan Thomas, who can spike a number, or even post a couple of lost years. But for duration, for hang time - across several decades - I think Yeltsin's your man.
  10. Drunkest world leader ever.
    (Sorry, JR).
  11. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Or Rasputin, can't forget him. Yahoo has posted an AP story now. RIP.

  12. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page