Podcast Episode 173: Webster and Calhoun vs. Trump and McCain

John McCain’s death and Donald Trump’s subsequent snub have sparked a moderate debate over how to properly remember a political adversary. I believe no one did this better than Daniel Webster after John C. Calhoun’s death in 1850, but of course the circumstances were different as was the character and legacy of the men in question. I discuss the issue in both contemporary and historical terms in this Episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.

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