Reportedly, he was so popular in the '40s that charging Japanese troops yelled, "To hell with Roosevelt, to hell with Babe Ruth, to hell with Roy Acuff!" Yeah, sure.
All through that Civil War epic, we thought he was folksy and charming but as soon as he showed up in the baseball thing, we hated his guts. Maybe it was the beard.
(d) June 27th, 2005