National Affairs: Pitiable and Contemptible!

And on the ninth day Huey Pierce ("Kingfish") Long, political god to the electorate of Louisiana, rested. His filibuster against the Glass banking bill was over.

The spectacle Senator Long had made of himself and the Senate stirred revulsion in and out of the Capitol. Many were the Democratic oaths sworn over the cloakroom cuspidors. Senator Tydings threatened to resign from the Senate and "let some one else from Maryland come here and look on if he wants to." Arkansas' Senator Robinson. Democratic Floor Leader, fairly boiled with indignation and disgust. Already the...

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