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Snobs And Tyrants

March 2023
1min read

Your handsomely got-up October issue contains at least two articles in which the Republicans, as usual, come off as snobs, tyrants, inept little men. … Why not a nice little article about the character and habits of “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald? Or Tammany Hall? …

We published an article on Boston’s Mayor James Curley (“The Last of the Bosses”) in our June, 1959, issue. One on “Honey Fitz” was in fact scheduled for our last issue, but has been postponed for obvious reasons. A feature on Boss Tweed of Tammany Hall is coming soon.

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