DEMOCRATS: Spontaneous Confusion

If there is any distinction between the Democratic and Republican Parties it is that the Democrats indulge in spontaneity. Freedom of speech and action are the Democracy's cardinal tenets. No leader is so small or obscure that he cannot pop up and make himself heard. Because the Party is individualistic and sectional, it has a habit of bursting into flame over principles and personalities. Where Republicans smother their differences in committee, Democrats fight theirs out in public. Where Republicans represent the People, Democrats are the...

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