Friday, July 18

January 17, 2001 - The Onion publishes a hilariously prescient article just before George W. Bush's assumption of the presidency:
"My fellow Americans," Bush said, "at long last, we have reached the end of the dark period in American history that will come to be known as the Clinton Era, eight long years characterized by unprecedented economic expansion, a sharp decrease in crime, and sustained peace overseas. The time has come to put all of that behind us."