Acting Guilty

The U.S. didn't like the idea of Congressmen voting themselves a chance to buy a pension at Government expense (TIME, Feb. 2). Extreme case: a defeated Congressman who had served five years could buy himself a life pension with one payment of $1.39. In the State of Washington the Spokane Athletic Club started a Bundles for Congress movement: "Don't worry about the war & taxes: get that pension—forget the Axis." The jokers hired a huge truck, announced plans to drive it to Washington, filled with packages of old razor blades, night caps,...

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