The Nation: Carter Faces the 'Fuzziness' Issue

The best jokes coming out of a campaign notably lacking in humor center on Jimmy Carter's alleged fuzziness on the issues. Samples:

> In a bridge game, after an opponent has raised the contract to three spades, Jimmy says, "Well, then I'll bid four." Four what? "I'll tell you after the convention."

> When his father asked young Jimmy if he chopped down the family's beloved peach tree, the lad responded, "Well, perhaps."

> Then there's Comic Pat Paulsen's line, "They wanted to put Carter on Mount Rushmore — but they didn't have room for two more...

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