National Affairs: Taboo

Able correspondent Frank R. Kent compiled a list of things the discussion of which is taboo for each party.

DEMCRATS

Prohibition

LAFOLLETTE

Prohibition

League of Nations

The late War

REPUBLICANS

Prohibition

Ku Klux Klan

League of Nations

Oil

Forbes Fall Daugherty Harding

The list is approximately correct except that the League of Nations probably belongs as much, or more, in the list of Democratic taboos as in the Republican list. The League helped to lose a principal election for the Democrats—and that only about four years ago.

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