National Affairs: Bloom

The country as a whole cares very little who was elected Representative of the 19th Congressional District of New York (in Manhattan). But if the election should happen to decide who will be the next President of the U. S., the matter takes on a different complexion.

If Senator La Follette or some radical friend of his—such as Senator Shipstead, Farmer-Laborite of Minnesota, or Senator Wheeler, insurgent Republican of Montana—should decide to run on a third party ticket, he might very well carry Wisconsin and some of the Northwestern "radical" states. If election was...

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