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Source: Commoner
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Lincoln, Nebraska
Date of publication: 27 September 1901
Volume number: 1
Issue number: 36
Pagination: 6

[untitled]. Commoner 27 Sept. 1901 v1n36: p. 6.
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William McKinley (death: public response: criticism).
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     It must be mortifying to honest and well-meaning Republicans to find that some of the more partizan [sic] members of that party wagged their malicious tongues or employed their venomous pens in abuse of Democrats while the President’s funeral was in progress and while all patriotic hearts joined in the mourning. It was not an inspiring spectacle to see these debased representatives—or rather misrepresentatives—of the Republican party sucking political comfort out of the wounds of the chief executive. Fortunately, however, the number of such was small compared with the number of those who recognized that the calamity was national and that the tributes of respect were non-partisan in their character[.]



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