Political Party IdentificationJuly 27, 2009
Gracie: Frank, I just sent a telegram to my campaign chairman in the Middle West.
Frank: Oh, good.
Gracie: He told me he couldn’t get any support from the farm belt.
George: So what?
Gracie: So I told him to wear suspenders.
Geroge: What if the county seat has two pairs of pants.
Gracie: Oh, George, you’re just trying to say stuff to get me to say silly things so people will laugh at me.
George: That’s bad, huh?
Truman: Gracie, what is going to be the name of your party?
Gracie: Well, Truman, you’ve hear of the Democratic party and the Republican party?
Gracie: Well, mine is going to be the Surprise party.
George: The what?
Gracie: The Surprise party. Surprise: S-U-R-P-R-I-S-E
George: S for screwy. U for useless.
Gracie: Yeah, and R for reading, writing and arithmatic.
George: P for penhead.
Gracie: And R for oysters are in season. And I for eye for an eye.
George: And tooth for a tooth.
Gracie: And S for some fun and E for pencil.
George: E for pencil?
George: Well, that all de-pencil on how you look at it.
Truman: Surprise Party is a swell name. How did you come to call it that, Gracie?
Gracie: Well, my daddy’s a Democrat and my mother is a Republican and when I was born I was a surprise!
George: So was the panic of 1907.