‘Oh, your jeering methods, your hisses!’

“North Carolina’s Dry Senator Cameron Morrison threw the meeting [of the Democratic National Committee] into wild confusion with another loud speech….

“His attacks on Chairman [John Jacob] Raskob for injecting Prohibition into the meeting brought boos and hisses from the audience. Angrily he exclaimed: ‘Oh, your jeering methods, your hisses! But understand you’ll never tie the Democratic party down to death and destruction for lack of men who scorn your hisses and defy your unfair methods…. If the Democracy would cease this foolishness over liquor, we could go forward to a great triumph –‘

” ‘What have you got in your locker?’ cried a heckler.”

— From Time magazine, March 16, 1931

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