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Danforth, in Eulogy, Decries “Whispering Campaign” Against Schweich

posted on March 3, 2015

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that former U.S. Senator John C. Danforth issued a harsh reproach of his own party while condemning the dialogue of political campaigns, implicitly blaming it for the suicide of Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Schweich. In his eulogy, Danforth said, “This campaign for governor started two years in advance of the 2016 election. And even at this early date, what has been said is worse than anything in my memory, and that’s a long memory. I have never experienced an anti-Semitic campaign. Anti-Semitism is always wrong and we can never let it creep into politics.”

Read at The St. Louis Post-Dispatch