THE CONGRESS: Worst Group of Men

In the U. S. Senate sit 55 Republicans elected by the people. A majority, they control Senate committees, frame legislation. A Republican vice president sits upon the rostrum. Republican James Eli Watson leads the Senate. These facts did not deter Louis Kroh Liggett, drug tycoon, Republican National Committeeman for Massachusetts, at a G. O. P. clambake at Fall River, in analyzing the Republican defeat in Massachusetts last year as follows:

"In the first place the direct primary must be blamed. It is an outrageous form of government, a deviation from the representative...

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