National Affairs: In Re Munchausen

James A. Frear, La Follette Republican from Hudson, Wis., spoke to his associates. "I wish to pay a compliment to the reporters of the various newspapers who do present the facts in the same news column, correctly. It takes an editorial writer, however, to exercise the imagination of a Munchausen, and these gentlemen deliberately lie, because they distort the language as it appears in the newspaper columns, and I shall expect every member of the House to bear me out in the proposition when I quote from this leading editorial.

"I was referring, while...

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