David Broder has an ode to governors this morning, which includes this tidbit: Back when governors took themselves less seriously than they do now, they ...
David Broder has an ode to governors this morning, which includes this tidbit:
Back when governors took themselves less seriously than they do now, they put the whole conference aboard the S.S. Independence in 1967 and sailed it from New York to the Virgin Islands and back. In 1975, when Louisiana's Edwin Edwards hosted the conference in New Orleans, the oil and gas industry, on the last night, loaded up several fake paddle-wheel steamboats with more clams and oysters and booze than I've ever seen -- and people got seriously wasted.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Texas May Increase the Number of Toll Roads in the State23 hours ago
Many Places Tax 'Summer People' Different from 'Townies'23 hours ago
Income Growth Varies Widely Across States23 hours ago
NYC Adds Cultural Benefits to Incentivize Undocumented to Get ID Cards1 day ago
Obamacare Enrollment Drops Slightly1 day ago
Christie Blasts Bridgegate Investigation1 day ago