National Affairs: Blease on Blasphemy

One day last week South Carolina's Senator Coleman Livingston Blease made one of his customary speeches in the Senate against crime and immorality in the city of Washington. What provoked him was a report by the District of Columbia Grand Jury that the Capital was not the vice-ridden, lawless community it had been pictured. The bristly-haired Senator from South Carolina shouted that in Washington there is no Prohibition "to the wealthy man . . . to the embassies . . . to the cabinet . . ....

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