"Question: 'Mr. President, in coming political speeches, do you intend to answer charges made by your political opposition that you are seeking to become a dictator, and that if you are elected there will be nothing to prevent you from doing so?' (Most questions are shorter and simpler than this one, which had been written out in advance.)
"The President replied, That is interesting. It has everything except the kitchen stove in it. Who wrote it?
"Questioner: I did.
"The President: Good boy. My congratulations to you.
"Questioner: Is there an answer?
"The President: My congratulations to you. It is beautifully worded.
"And that, except for the laughter, ended the cross-examination."
Our President has been re-elected for a third term by a majority(1) of 5 millions, but the 22 million votes cast for his opponent form the basis for the strongest opposition a President has ever faced.(2)