National Affairs: Garbage Disposal

A lot of the speeches printed in the Congressional Record never get made on the floor of Congress; they are merely so-called "extension of remarks" by lawmakers seized with a second thought, a desire to fool some of the voters, or a fit of after-hours loquacity. The system has many faults, but at least it spared Congressmen from listening to Mississippi's ranting Dixie Demagogue John Rankin, who filled 13 columns of the Congressional Record one day this month with a debased attack on FEPC. Sample quote:

"These individuals who prate about slavery do not hesitate to join in this communistic movement...

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