U.S. At War: Quibbling

Texas' Long Tom Connally, his statesmanlike grey mane slicked for the occasion, rose to open the Great Debate, prepared to defend his Resolution pledging the U.S. to participate in the affairs of the postwar world. But Connecticut's hardheaded, independent Senator John Danaher demanded the floor. John Danaher, his Republican tongue bulging large in his cheek, wanted to propose an amendment, denning word by word the vague terms of the Connally measure. Items:

As herein used, the term "complete victory" shall mean that our enemies have been overcome. . . .

"In securing" shall mean...

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