THE CAMPAIGN: The Second Landslide

Two landslides for the same party two election years in succession are unusual. It implies that twice in succession the country has been thoroughly roused. In 1920, the country voted out war and the League of Nations—and voted in Harding and the Republicans. In 1924, the country voted out LaFollette and radicalism—and voted in Coolidge and the Republicans again.

There are two noteworthy facts about the results: 1) that although 1924 was a three-sided contest resembling in that respect 1912, it was decided, unlike 1912, not chiefly...

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