History Doesn't Repeat Itself, But It Does Rhyme

From Kauffman’s Ain’t My America:

American flag lapel pins had been distributed to members before the president spoke to Congress on April 2, 1917, requesting a declaration of war. It took a certain obdurate courage to refuse to wear the colors; Senator La Follette was among the refusers, as was the Mississippi senator Vardaman.

(hat tip: Poulos. Title explained here.)