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

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Entry from August 14, 2019
“They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare”

"Politics makes strange bedfellows” was written by American novelist Charles Dudley Warner in 1870. Atlanta (GA) Constitution columnist Leo Aikman (1908-1978) wrote on November 20, 1968:

“They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.”


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Who is Leo Aikman?
Leo Aikman, 1908-1978, was a columnist for the Atlanta Constitution from 1947 until his death. He also was a humorist and speaker who entertained and inspired audiences across the continental United States.

20 November 1968, Atlanta (GA) Constitution, “‘Wall Flower’ Of Course” by Leo Aikman, pg. 4, col. 3:
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.

28 May 1993, Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, pg. A22, col. 2 ad:
They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.
(Taxpayers for Quality Education.—ed.)

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They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.
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They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.  #agoodguytaxjourney
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They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.

15 April 2018, Greeneville (SC) News, pg. 4D, col. 3 ad:
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but it’s the taxpayer who has the nightmare.
(Greene Law Firm.—ed.)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Wednesday, August 14, 2019 • Permalink