January 28, 2009

Out of Politics

“I was talking to Mr. Smith yesterday.” He said. “To Colonel Randolph Smith. Colonel Jefferson Randolph Smith. Some people call him Soapy Smith. I asked him what he was doing in politics this fall. He replied, ‘Nothing.’ ‘Why, colonel, how is that?’ said I. ‘you have always been active in politics.’ ‘Yes, Behymer,’ said he, ‘but to tell you the truth, the Republican party is getting too corrupt. I can’t train with them any longer.’”
Rocky Mountain News, August 13, 1894

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