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Political Speechmaking – “My Reading Life” – Bob Carr 

May 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Politics

Of (Warren Harding’s) oratory, Mencken said:

“It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it reminds me of tattered washing on the lines; it reminds me of stale bean soup, of college yells, of dogs barking idiotically through endless nights. It is so bad that a sort of grandeur creeps into it.”

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