Blogging the Bookshelf

Blogging my bookshelf – one book at a time

Blogging the Bookshelf header image 2

The Parker Gold Dust Twins – “Huey Long”, T. Harry Williams

September 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Campaigning, Political Communication, Politics

The principal theme of Huey’s attacks was that his two opponents and everybody opposed to him were in reality working together, that the whole crowd was controlled by the same corporate interests. Fuqua and Bouanchaud had both been put into the race by Parker – they were the “Parker Gold Dust Twins.” Behrmann and Sullivan, supposed enemies, were both henchmen of Wall Street: “If Behrmann took a dose of laudanum Sullivan would get sleepy in ten minutes.”

Tags: ···

No Comments so far ↓

Like gas stations in rural Texas after 10 pm, comments are closed.