Representative ADOLPH J. SABATH, of Illinois
MR. SABATH.--Mr. Speaker, in my speech delivered in this House on July 23, 1935, I called attention to the dangerous judiciary encroachment on legislative powers and of the necessity of a liberalizing constitutional amendment.
On the 25th day of July 1935 there appeared in the Washington Times and other Hearst newspapers a syndicated article by one James T. Williams, Jr., which misrepresented my views in the following way:
Currying favor with the reds, pinks, and yellows of politics by mendacious attacks upon the Supreme Court of the United States and contemptuous misrepresentations of the framers of the Federal Constitution is now a favorite trick among the political sappers in Congress.
The article then proceeds with vituperation and diatribe attempting to place me in the category of a "red, pink, or yellow" in American politics.
Anyone who is familiar with my record in Congress for the last 30 years is fully aware of the utter baselessness of this charge. But if I am a "red, pink, or a yellow," then what was Thomas Jefferson, when he wrote____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Congress or the Supreme Court:Which Shall Rule America?. Contributors: Egbert Ray Nichols - Compiler, Egbert Ray Nichols - Editor. Publisher: Noble and Noble. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1935. Page number: 212.