A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from September 30, 2014
“The only cure for presidential fever is embalming fluid”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google News Archive
23 June 1975, Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, “Connally: Will He, Won’t He Join Race for Presidency?” by Saul Pett, pg. 4, col. 1:
HOUSTON, Texas (AP)—Governor, it’s been said that the only known cure for presidentitis, the presidential bug, is an injection of embalming fluid. What do you think?”

Big John Connally laughed.

14 September 1975, Springfield (MA) Sunday Republican, “The Presidency: The Epidemic Spreads” by Saul Kohler, pg. 27, col. 1:
WASHINGTON—Presidentialitis is defined by Rep. Moe Udall of Arizona (himself a victim) as a disease discovered near Waverly, Minn., for which the only known antidote is embalming fluid and the cure is nomination and election.

Google Books
Campaign Journal:
The Political Events of 1983-1984

By Elizabeth Drew
New York, NY: Macmillan
1985
Pg. 24:
The dream of becoming President doesn’t die hard; it doesn’t die at all. Morris Udall says, “The only cure for Presidentialitis is embalming fluid.”

Google News Archive
9 March 1990, Spokane (WA) Chronicle, “Gephardt: a silly idea, lots of hot air” by Sandy Grady (Knight-Ridder), pg. A16, col. 3:
WASHINGTON—Dick Gephardt is walking, talking proof of the late Hubert H. Humphrey’s axiom that “nothing cures the itch to be president but embalming fluid.”

Free Republic
Pat Buchanan: Romney Is Going To Run In 2016 ("Only cure for presidential fever is embalming fluid")
RealClearPolitics Video ^ | September 6, 2014
Posted on 9/7/2014 5:50:29 PM by 2ndDivisionVet
(VIDEO-AT-LINK)
Pat Buchanan predicted Mitt Romney will run for president on this weekend’s broadcast of The McLaughlin Group.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • Permalink


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