Me and Mr. Smith

I don't know much about politics, but it seems to be a pet interest of many of the people I work with. So to fit in, I decided to half-listen during story meetings. The most interesting thing I learned is that candidates hire joke writers. Mark Katz, who is responsible for President Clinton's jokes, makes a good living doing this. I realized this is finally my opportunity to serve my country. If I could make the next year and a half a little more entertaining, I could die a patriot. Or at least make some extra money.

I called Katz for...

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