Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany

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"Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany" is an earnest satire by Mark Twain. It was first written for the North American Review, then given as a campaign speech by Twain, then published in New York by the Economist Press in 1901. It arose from Twain's involvement in a campaign for the mayoralty of New York City. Twain's squib was widely credited with helping to defeat Croker.