Skip to comments.Drunk Boris Yeltsin was found outside White House in underpants trying to hail cab
Posted on 09/21/2009 1:29:01 PM PDT by Orange1998
Former Russian president Boris Yeltsin got so drunk during a visit to Washington that he was found standing outside the White House in his underpants trying to hail a cab to go and buy a pizza.
The following night he was mistaken for a drunken intruder when he was discovered stumbling around the basement of his guest house by secret service agents.
The drunken behaviour of Yeltsin, who was known for his fondness for vodka and died two years ago aged 76, were revealed by former US president Bill Clinton. Russian President Boris Yeltsin (L) taps his watch to end a White House press conference as US President Bill Clinton looks on in 1994
Russian President Boris Yeltsin taps his watch to end a White House press conference as US President Bill Clinton looks on in 1994
Clinton, who is no stranger to indiscretions of his own, sat down with historian Taylor Branch to give an "oral history" of his presidency.
The results of 70 taped interviews between Clinton and Branch, who were former flatmates from the 1970s, is a new book "The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President."
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Is there anything that is below that man’s dignity? Does he even know what dignity is?
Slick Willie doesn’t even know the meaing of the word “is.”
He throws a man who can not defend himself under the bus for a buck or two. As always its a one sided story from the Clintons.
Maybe they should get that part from Ms. Lewinsky.
Weird. I thought he was dead.
[ Untranscribable Doppler shift whizzing of an ashtray ]
Clinton: Sorry Hillary, I didn't know you were there.
That’s gonna help the SecState with her job.
Which one? This story is about some of the tapes made while Clinton was being interviewed, so he is telling some old stories.
From the story: The drunken behaviour of Yeltsin, who was known for his fondness for vodka and died two years ago aged 76,
I remember that day. He may have not been able to handle his liquor, but there was a moment when he stood up to the USSR, and history will never be the same.
I don’t know. I think it would be pretty entertaining to have seen Bush and Obama knock back some Stoli and dance in a conga line while wearing lampshades.
This is yet another attempt to besmirch the memory of Boris Nikolayevich, the Liberator.
Pure spite from the Left and nothing more.
At least Yeltsin was human, unlike most of his enemies.
GWB was about a zillion times more qualified to be president than the Clenis . . .
Churchill drank like a fish during WWII, and he was still one of the greatest leaders of all time.
Mr. Yeltsin a) clearly had a problem with alcohol, and b) is dead. Therefore there is nothing at all to be gained by Bill Clinton dredging up and spreading tabloid gossip of this nature. Truly shameless and classless.
Yes, great men are often “uneven.”
I am sure Boris had good reason to try to hail a cab in his undies.
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