THE CAMPAIGN: The Crucial West

Campaign "dope" flows freely from the mouths of politicians. Most of it is too unreliable to serve as a basis for a considered judgment. All of it must be discounted in inverse proportion to the political opinions of the person who gives it, both on account of intentional and unintentional coloring.

The following estimates of the political situation in the crucial West must be discounted because of the Republican sources from which they come. Properly these estimates should be compared with similar data from Democratic and Progressive...

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