National Affairs: Berserk Republican

Suggested by Michigan's Democratic Senator Prentiss Brown in a Bunker Hill Day speech in Boston last week was a novel method of suppressing industrial warfare: repeal the Constitutional right to bear arms, a privilege guaranteed by the Bill of Rights to every U. S. citizen. While Senator Brown was advancing this notion, a Michigan Representative was invoking this very Constitutional privilege by turning his law office into a recruiting office for a private army.

This militant Congressman was Clare Hoffman of Allegan, an indefatigable 61-year-old Republican who looks like the late Will Rogers. He...

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