Damn you, Jonathon Gatehouse. You and your National Today newsletter just ruined Christmas and Canadian history for me for the rest of time.
Today in history
Nov. 15, 1948: A farewell address from Prime Minister Mackenzie King — who was also apparently the voice of Sam the Snowman in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
He’s right, you guys.
Sam the Snowman:
Prime Minister King:
Other than some extra whistling on the S’s, it’s uncanny. Why was this glossed over in high school?