National Affairs: Second AAA

"My feeling about this bill is that from the standpoint of intelligible legislation it is the most completely conglomerate mess of involved language which was ever perpetrated upon a free people," rumbled Michigan's Arthur Vandenberg in the Senate last week. "Is it conceivable . . . that there could be any emergency on earth that would justify it?" rasped North Carolina's Josiah Bailey. "Perhaps it will not work," admitted Nebraska's old George Norris, "but what will work?"

The bill in question was the 104-page compromise measure patched together by a twelve-man conference committee out...

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