Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for January 14, 1975
Mike: Hello? Oh, hi, Duke! What's up now? Yes, yes, Duke - I gave Zonker your message - as soon as he came home! What? Yes, Duke, he knows you have to have an answer today - he's down talking to the dean right this moment! Man: You're becoming the American Samoan what?! Zonker: Uh... Lieutenant Governor, sir.