A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.

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Original Citation

Agnew, Spiro. Speech in New Orleans. Citizen's Testimonial Dinner. 19 Oct. 1969. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Speech.

Current Citation

Agnew, Spiro. Quoted in The Age of Impeachment: American Constitutional Culture since 1960. Written by David E. Kyvig. University Press of Kansas, 2008, ch. 5.