Republican Platform

The Republican platform for 1924 was something Democrats looked forward to with avidity. Said they, not only to themselves, but aloud in the public ear: "Coolidge and Congress have been at war. If the platform endorses Coolidge, it must repudiate Congress and vice versa—either way it will be meat for us."

The question was—would it 'be a Coolidge platform or a Congress platform? William M. Butler saw that it was a Coolidge platform. Charles B. Warren, Ambassador to Mexico, staunch friend of Coolidge, was placed in charge...

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