From the November 1979 magazine.

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Politics as Usual

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For adept sidestepping, it would be hard to top the following tongue-in-cheek address to the legislature by a Mississippi state senator in 1958. He said:

"You have asked me how I feel about whiskey. All right, here is just how I stand on this question:

"If, when you say whiskey, you mean the devil's brew, the poison scourge, the bloody monster that defiles innocence, yea,...

-- Wall Street Journal