President William Howard Taft


Like every other President, William Howard Taft had to endure his share of abuse. One night at the dinner table, his youngest boy made a disrespectful remark to him. There was a sudden hush. Taft looked thoughtful.

‘Well,’ said Mrs Taft, ‘aren’t you going to punish him?’

‘If the remark was addressed to me as his father, he certainly will be punished,’ said Taft. ‘However, if he addresses it to the President of the United States, that is his constitutional privilege.’


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