New York's Misrepresentatives
Treason against, the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their, enemies, giving them aid and comfort.
--THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, Article III, Section 3.
ONE morning, during this session of the Congress, the Senate blundered into a discussion of two of its minor disreputables, Burton and Mitchell, who had been caught with their fingers sliding about in the change pocket of the people. The discussion on these change-pocket thieves was a fine exhibition of "senatorial dignity and courtesy," which means, nowadays, regard for the honor and dignity of the American people smugly sacrificed to the Senate's craftily convenient worship of the Mumbo-Jumbo, mask and mantle of its own high respectability. In closing the
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Publication information: Book title: The Treason of the Senate. Contributors: David Graham Phillips - Author. Publisher: Monthly Review Press. Place of publication: Chicago. Publication year: 1953. Page number: 5.