Killer Rabbit

April 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

280px-Jimmy_Carter_in_boat_chasing_away_swimming_rabbit,_Plains,_Georgia_-_19790420_(rabbit)You thought the Monty Python Killer Rabbit was  a joke, but what you did not know is that a rabbit tried to kill a president.  It was on this date in 1979 that President Jimmy Carter was attacked by a purported swimming “swamp rabbit” while fishing in Plains, GA. Months after the incident, White House Press Secretary Jody Powell mentioned it to an AP reporter—and the media frenzy began, including a front page Washington Post story headlined: “President Attacked by Rabbit.” Narsil.org, with a hat tip to NRAhuntersrights.org.

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