'What are you striking for?' asked the man uneasily.
Pat's political development was rudimentary. He hesitated.
'Oh, better living conditions,' he said finally, 'free pencils and paper, I don't know--it's all in the Wagner Act.' After a moment he added vaguely, 'Recognize Finland.'
'I didn't know writers had unions,' said the man. 'Well, if you're on strike who writes the movies?'
'The producers,' said Pat bitterly. 'That's why they're so lousy.'
'Well, that's what I would call an odd state of things.'