Friday, September 14, 2007


This Day in American History

On this day in 1901, twice elected Republican President, William McKinley, died in Buffalo, NY, as the result of yet another lefty assassin, Leon Frank Czolgosz, who was a socialist/anarchist. The only good news from this tragedy was that he was succeeded by his vice-president, Theodore Roosevelt, who worked out pretty well.
As with James Garfield, the doctors of the time completely let McKinley down, refusing either to probe for the bullet which killed him or to use the new X-ray machine to locate it without trauma to the President. McKinley died of gangrene centered around Czolgosz' un-removed bullet.


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