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Letterman’s Top 10 for Aug. 29 — Top Ten Highlights Of Past Conventions

10. Gerald Ford’s ill-advised perm

9. Al Gore sets convention record by eating 62 mini hot dogs.

8. Hubert Humphrey energizes delegates by imploring them to “get on the hump.”

7. As a gesture of good will, Abraham Lincoln makes chili in his hat.

6. George W. Bush receives Heimlich maneuver after choking on confetti.

5. John McCain forgets why he’s on stage, begins calling bingo numbers.

4. 1st televised convention soundbite: Harry Truman tells Thomas Dewey to “go screw.”

3. William Howard Taft vows to put a taco bar on the moon.

2. The awkward Nixon/Agnew open-mouth kiss

1. Bob Dole experiences Viagra side effects; stays behind podium for 3-1/2 hours.

 

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