“You keep using that word…”

An excerpt from Alben W. Barkley‘s autobiography That Reminds Me–, ©1954:

He (Republican rival Colonel Hendrick) did, however, take after me on the grounds of being “socialistic” because I advocated federal aid for roads.

The Republican Party:  using “Socialist” as a pejorative since 1910!

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One thought on ““You keep using that word…”

  1. …LOL..! The irony of the lament is that without the Government, many advances that would have been too large for private enterprise to attempt, would have never been attempted, let alone completed…

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