PROHIBITION: Bruce & Borah

While the Senate was trying to agree to vote on the Italian debt settlement, Senators Bruce of Maryland and Borah of Idaho got into a public argument on prohibition. The height of it:

Mr. Bruce: "I know this, as I said before, that whether we like it or dislike it, the opulent portion of the American population are going to have their wine, Constitution or no Constitution, statute or no statute. That has been demonstrated."

Mr. Borah: "The Senator has stated the issue. Let us argue it. The Senator...

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