THE PRESIDENCY: Skunked

President Coolidge: "I don't like this pie. Get me one with crust on."

Waiter William Brown: "Y-yes suh, yes suh."

Waiter Brown looked puzzled as he went back to the kitchen of the dining car. As everyone knows, including Calvin Coolidge, pumpkin pie never has a top crust. Waiter Brown conferred with the chef. Soon he returned with another piece of pumpkin pie. Mrs. Coolidge was smiling.

Waiter Brown: "Here is one with jest a little more brown on top. The pies with crust on 'em were ate by the Secret Service men."

President Coolidge...

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