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The gubernatorial candidate in West Virginia received an urgent call from the manager of his campaign in Charleston.

"Bob, you should get over here right away," the manager advised. "The opposition is telling a lot of lies about you around this city."

"I can't come today," the candidate said. "I have to go to Wheeling."

"But Bob, this is important. They're telling lies about you in Charleston!" the manager protested.

"Wheeling is even more important," said Bob. "They're telling the TRUTH about me there ..."

----------------A Final Thought ...

"Everyone was tired with the old style politicians and their flowery rhetoric. I just told them there are tough times ahead, but that they would be less tough with me in charge."

- Anibal Cavaco Silva (b. 1939), Portuguese premier