If ever you see a man put his fingers in his ears and whistle Dixie to keep from telling the truth, you may assume he's a fool, but if he puts his fingers in your ears and starts whistling, then you know you are dealing with a journalist.
Andrew Klavan, The Killer Christian
collected in The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Friday, January 17, 2014
Well Said: Whistling Dixie and the Truth
From my quote journal.