National Affairs: Talk

"Democracy−Government of the People, for the People, by discussion, preferably at leisure"−to some such ideal, political leaders devote themselves during the long Congressional holidays.

¶Last week, Senator Borah was at Bridgeport, Conn. He inveighed against the World Court because it lacked perfection. He raised the question of confiscated German property, a matter of national honor. He went to Chicago, addressed the Izaak Walton League.

¶Senator Norris accused the U. S. Chamber of Commerce of a 14-million- dollar propaganda fund. It turned out to be merely a subscription campaign for the Chamber's magazine.

¶Senator Walsh...

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