Dear Congressperson,
I solved this puzzle - can you?

What’s In a Name

August 17, 2016

Send it to Congress

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), who recently won his re-election primary, is still choosing to back 1-Across for U.S. president. Somebody please tell Speaker Ryan: you can’t spell 1-Across without spelling a synonym for “ass.”

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