Sedition and Perdition
We continue “Presidential Month” with the second set of readings - this time on Jahn Adams - from the forthcoming (in May) “The Words That Made Us.” Adams’ unique combination of bombast, verbosity, grandiloquence, ubiquity, and insecurity, makes him an author’s dream. It also left him extraordinarily thin-skinned, and the notorious Sedition Act was the result. Akhil and Andy take a grand tour of Adams’ constitutional misadventures.
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