The Press: Public Taste

Dr. Albert Shaw's Review of Reviews will not say whether the American people are unpatriotic in their lack of interest in politics or whether the newspapers are criminally negligent in failing to print political news. But the following paragraph diplomatically scolds either the press or the public or both:

"Sweeping assertions are seldom valuable, and it would not be wholly correct to say that senators during the past two years have been really useful to the country in inverse ratio to the publicity they have received. But it would be true to say...

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