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The Evansville Courier, Dec 15, 1906: New York Evening Post article regarding "The Storer Episode": "The whole is a mournful affair. What will the world think of presidential dignity? What idea will be given of our diplomatic service. How much like a world-power does this 1/
...make us look! The entire wretched quarrel should have been kept under lock and key. If the president [Theodore Roosevelt] has any more of this dirty linen in his basket, we hope that Taft can be made to sit on the cover. 2/
...A democratic people is not too fastidious, but it does want those whom it honors to behave like gentlemen. The incident will, to be sure, furnish more material for the students of Roosevelt psychology. It may give some of them fresh reason to apply... 3/ the president the description which Froude gave in his "'Caesar' of the younger Cato:

'No one ever suspected him of dishonesty or corruption. But his excellences were not of the retiring sort. He carried them written upon him for all to read, ...4/
...'as a testimony to a wicked generation... And no one was permitted to differ from him without being guilty rather of a crime than of a mistake."

#Trump #HistoryRepeats #ImpeachTrump
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