In New York State the last election showed apparently that a wet platform carries the. support of a large vote. For a month there was before Governor Smith of New York a bill to repeal the state's prohibition enforcement law. He had the simple choice of offending either the Wets or the Drys, and he chose to offend the Drys. He signed the bill repealing New York's enforcement law.

He said in defence of his action:

1) That the power of Congress to enforce the 18th Amendment is not affected by what a state...

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