City to Ford: You Dropped Dead

Categories: Dead Presidents
A reader asks how any New York publication could miss the old "Drop Dead" remark attributed to President Gerald Ford. Credit for that bit of condensed genius should actually go to William J. Brink, a headline writer of the Daily News, who summed up Ford's response to New York City's 1975 fiscal crisis.

See what we mean?


Absolutely unforgettable

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Beam Me Up, Scotty
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