A. J. Liebling Quote

Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they reach New York, they are like Golden Bantam that has been trucked up from Texas - stale and unprofitable. The consumer forgets that the corn tastes different where it grows.


The Earl of Louisiana (ed. LSU Press, 1970) - ISBN: 9780807102039

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Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they...

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Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they...

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Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they...

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Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they...