National Affairs: National Affairs, Mar. 6, 1950

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

punctuated by more roll calls and endless parliamentary infighting.

Conceived in Iniquity. The uproarious debate dredged deep into a treasury of the vehement, sonorous and shamelessly corny phrasing which is the tribal language of U.S. politics. Cried Georgia's sandy-haired Congressman William Wheeler: " [the bill] is conceived in iniquity and nurtured with the milk of corruption . . . [It] promises ... in the name of liberty [a] most reprehensible form of slavery . . ." "FEPC," bawled Alabama's George Mclnvale Grant, "stands for Tree Enterprise Perishes Completely . . .'"

Tennessee's ex-G.I....

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