National Affairs: Political Anaconda?

Senator Underwood of Alabama, sponsor of the Muscle Shoals Bill before the Senate, rose in that august chamber to read an editorial from The Washington Herald (Hearst paper) which referred to the Underwood Bill as "Another Teapot Dome Thrust upon Mr. Coolidge."

Quoth the angered Alabaman, in language that he might have taken out of the mouth of his colleague, Senator Heflin:

"This slimy snake that crawls through an editorial column, bearing misrepresentation and slime, is too cowardly to attack the President of the United States and seeks by innuendo and charge to attack other...

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