So Is the President

Washington's gag of the week (as reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer):

"Two members of the War Food Administration were discussing a disputed matter of policy. The official who was taking the negative in the argument finally conceded:

" 'Well, you seem to have made out a pretty good case. But I'm still skeptical. I'm from Missouri.'

" 'Well,' the other official replied, 'who the hell isn't—now?' "

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