Sunday, January 18, 2004

"His speeches left the impression of an army of pompous phrases moving over the landscape in search of an idea. Sometimes these meandering words actually capture a thought and bear it triumphantly, a prisoner in their midst, until it died of servitude and over work."

William McAdoo, losing Democratic contender, on President William Harding's stump speeches
Courtesy Ian Ferrell, Jan 2004

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