National Affairs: Bird Lore

In Washington, to the American Society of Newspaper Editors sharp-tongued little Frank Richardson Kent, political gadfly for the Baltimore Sun, buzzed angrily: "There is more bluff, sham, false pretense, faking, cheap posturing, posing and futility here[in Washington] than any place else. The bulk of the birds who fly about in the Washington aviary are not nearly as beautiful or as good as they pretend—or as the newspapers picture. . . . What they want is to be taken by the newspapermen as seriously as they take themselves. What they don't want is...

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