Sir Winston Churchill to Socialist MP Bessie Braddock

June 19, 2015 pwm1

In a heated argument between Winston Churchill and self-avowed socialist member of parliament (MP) Bessie Braddock of the Labour Party, the latter accused Churchill of being drunk, in fact “disgustingly drunk.”  Without hesitation, Churchill gave his famous response:

Yes, Mrs. Braddock, I am drunk.  But you, Bessie my dear, you are ugly, and what’s more you are disgustingly ugly.  But tomorrow I shall be sober and you will still be disgustingly ugly.

Churchill

—Winston Churchill


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