The Socialist (to the Democratic Donkey)—You’re Stealing My Props! Why Not Take this Also?

The Socialist (to the Democratic Donkey)—‘You’re Stealing My Props! Why Not Take this Also?

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E.W. Kemble


Judge 75: 1948 

Publication Date:

Feb. 15, 1919


In the period immediately following World War I, the Democratic Party adopted a number of the more popular Socialist party platforms, such as a nationalized telephone/telegraph service and a nationalized railroad. At the same time, the country experienced a “Red scare” in which many Americans feared that radical immigrants and home-grown revolutionaries threatened the US government and capitalist economy.


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