The son of a infamous bootlegger, many were surprised at John Fitzgerald Kennedy's meteoric rise to power, but almost none were shocked to learn that JFK enjoyed a tipple as much as any other president. But even when deeply intoxicated, Kennedy had a gift for language that could inspire the nation to action, as he did with his most famous speech.

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. Err.. uh… specifically, ask what you can do for the leader of your country. For example- if you were to ask this leader- he'd love a few aspirin and a Moscow Mule to wash it down with. Why you ask? Because I have a splitting headache and we are about two days from nuclear annihilation, so I say if we can't beat 'em we might as well enjoy their booze, you know- hey! Where are you taking that mic?! I'm the President!

During JFK's second most famous speech he famously declared, "Ich bin ein Berliner!" after having become so drunk he believed himself to be a German gentleman named "Fritz."

Drunk Quotes from History: JFK

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