THE CONGRESS: Most Conspiculonsly Despicable

"Most Conspiculously Despicable"

A politician may blink demagogery, deception, bribery, waste, graft or outright thievery in his associates but, with sound reason, he regards ingratitude as the blackest and basest of crimes. Last week Mississippi's Theodore Gilmore ("The Man") Bilbo made his first real news as a U. S. Senator when he opened fire on a fellow-Mississippian as a double-dyed political ingrate.

Eugene Octave Sykes belongs to one of the few aristocratic Mississippi families which, curiously, has always added its support to the "redneck" Bilbo following. When he was Mississippi's Governor in...

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