Usage by politiciansHa ha. It's just the special, presidential way to say "nuclear."
U.S. presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, as well as Presidential Candidate Walter Mondale and Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin, have all used this pronunciation.
October 3, 2008
And look, there's a Wikipedia entry on "Nucular":