Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Honeymooning at the Governor's

Due to the constantly changing cast of gubernatorial characters occupying the headlines and hotel beds of the tri-state area, and because I can't bear even the idea of depicting one more politician in bed with anybody but a lobbyist, here is a picture of Mr. and Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes cuddling with their tailor, who is rumored to have threaded a few needles too many, which, Mr. Hayes is explaining to the gentleman of the press, is a gross exaggeration.

And whose damn business is it whether the tailor whip-stitched Mrs. Hayes' drapes in the evening, as long as the public didn't pay for it?

If the Rutherford B. Hayeses had had to detail their marital woes to the papers, how could we have held them in the respect we do today?

On an entirely, entirely, different, completely unassociated, dissimilar, not the same kind of thing at all, wildly divergent, so as to be a non-sequitor kind of note,


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