Larger context for LACK in Corpus USbrown_UKbncw/US_brown.txt
If the Republicans and Southern Democrats join to defeat medical care for the old under the Social Security program, they will thereby erect still another barrier to GOP hopes in the cities. ERRORS REPEATED The present Republican leadership as practiced by Mundt, Goldwater, Bridges, Dirksen, et al, is repeating the errors of the party leadership of the 1930s.
lack > In that decade the partisan zeal to defend Mr Hoover, and the party's failure to anticipate or cope with the depression, caused a great majority of Americans to see the Republican party as cold and lack ing in any sympathy for the problems of human beings caught up in the distress and suffering brought on by the economic crash. lack > The Republican party was not lack ing in humanity, but it permitted its extremely partisan leadership to make it appear devoid of any consideration for people in trouble.
Farmers called their mule-drawn pickup trucks "Hoover carts".
Smokers reduced to "the makings", spoke of the sack tobacco as "Hoover dust".
One may be sure the present Republican congressional leadership hasn't meant to repeat this error.
But it is in the process of so doing because it apparently gives priority to trying to downgrade John F.