The Party

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A faithful member of but one political party for fifty years, old man Brown made it his practice to go to all the affairs sponsored by the opposing party. At one of them, he was approached by a man who recognized him as a member of the opposition of long-standing.

"Tell me, Sir, are you thinking of changing parties and joining us?" he was asked.

"Me change parties? Never!"

"Then why do you come to our meetings?"

"I want to keep my disgust fresh ..."