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The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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a republican form of government. A republican form of government, in which one-tenth of the voting population are empowered to change the Constitution and organization of the State Government! What though the other none-tenths are opposed to the policy and measures of the remaining tenth! Are not minorities all powerful, and is not this the reign of a minority President, of the man who is really treating the Constitution in accordance with the wishes of those political incendiaries, Weadell Phillips, Lloyd Garrison, Beecher, Cheever, and their Abolition confreres? By means of this minority policy, what is to prevent the mere creatures of the Administration from carrying into effect the nefarious designs of the Executive against State rights?. The history of the recent elections shows how easy it is for a despotic power to override and overrule the wishes of the people as expressed through the ballot box. Five thousand Government officials sent into any of the Southern States,