A Virile Sense of Humor

Reagan was sent a newspaper clipping quoting a California state senator who advocated disseminating contraceptives without parental consent. The senator said that illegitimate births to teen-aged mothers have increased alarmingly while Reagan has been in office. Reagan wrote back, "Thanks very much for sending me the clipping ... I have never felt so young and virile."

Sincerely, Ronald Reagan, p. 91.

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