If there is happiness in being the chief attraction of a great celebration, then Mr. LaFollette must feel slighted that no committee came around to notify him that he is a candidate for the Presidency. That this was not the case was only natural, however, since he is nominally an independent candidate, who nominated himself and accepted only endorsements from others. For any organization to have notified him of his nomination would have been supererogation. Of course, he could have been notified if he so desired.


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