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Teddy & the Jackass!

"A Republican by any other name..."

In 1904, Republican presidential candidate Theodore Roosevelt was addressing a rally when he was interrupted by a drunk who yelled, “I am a Democrat!” When Roosevelt asked why, the man replied, “Because my grandfather was a Democrat and my father was a Democrat.”

TR patiently nodded and said to the man, “Let me ask you, sir. If your grandfather had been a jackass and your father had been a jackass, what would you be?”

“A Republican!” the drunk shot back.

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