The Press: Big Wind

"Not since the year of the Big Wind in Ireland has the world had anything quite so windy to read about as the things we have been reading about for the last week . . . in reference to the eternal Mooney case. . . . Everything that could bring the State and its administration of justice into disrepute has been done by the [San Francisco] press. [It] may congratulate itself upon having made a holy show of the State."

Not Henry Louis Mencken was speaking, nor Oswald Garrison Villard, but...

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