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HISTORICAL—AND HYSTERICAL—CONGRESSIONAL SHENANIGANS

“SUPPOSE YOU WERE an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”—Mark Twain, a Biography. Corroborating this is “The Great National Circus,” by Eric Foner, … Continue reading

December 11, 2018 · 2 Comments