POLITICS: Crumbled Foundation

faubus (faw-bus), v.i.; FAUBUSED, FAUBUSING. 1. To commit an error of enormous magnitude through malice and ignorance. 2. To make a serious error, to commit a fault through stupidity or mental confusion. Syn. Blunder, err, bollix.

Assessing the political aftermath of Little Rock, Democrats last week saw small humor in Chicago Daily News Columnist Jack Mabley's new word definition. Federal bayonets in Arkansas might have cut away from the Republicans those Eisenhower Democrats who last year helped Ike win Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Tennessee—and might have skewered hopes of a Republican...

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