We read almost exclusively the socialist newspaper PM and I was completely shocked as the results began trickling in declaring Eisenhower the winner. In the Village nobody even remembered he was running for president. Nobody knew what he’d been doing. But there was a whole scorpion’s nest of trouble hiding behind that forgettable exterior. Romain Gary said he was the greatest president in the history of golf.
Yoram Kaniuk, from Life on Sandpaper