William L. Scott

William L. Scott

According to an article published in 1974 in New Times, the “Dumbest Member of Congress” was William L. Scott, who was a senator from Virginia. When he was being briefed by members of the military about missile silos in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, he reportedly said “Wait a minute! I’m not interested in agriculture. I want the military stuff.”

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