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Margaret Chase Smith Runs for President

"As gratifying as are the reasons advanced urging me to run, I find the reasons advanced against my running to be far more impelling… so, because of these very impelling reasons against my running, I have decided that I shall."  Margaret Chase Smith is met with an uproar of applause and laughter after her contradictory statement that she will ultimately run for President of the United States.

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