Read This: Autumn 2013By
William Jennings Bryan, he wrote, roved the country “begging for the Presidency, as a tramp might beg for a pie. … He only makes one speech—but he makes it twice a day. … He simply reiterates the unquestioned truths that every man who has a clean shirt is a thief and ought to be hanged; that there is no goodness and wisdom except among the illiterate and criminal classes.”
—John Hay, as quoted by Mike Pride, “John Hay Biography a Worthy Story of a Worthy Man,” Concord Monitor, June 23, 2013.
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