POLITICAL NOTES: In Iowa

June 7 is a great day for Iowa—the day of its Senatorial primary— the day in which it will have a chance to tell how it feels. Iowa wants to tell because Iowa feels aggrieved.

The way that Iowa will speak is in the choice of her Republican nominee for Senator—because Iowa is normally Republican. There are three candidates.

The first of them is Albert Baird Cummins, venerable senex, first sent to the Senate in 1908 as a volcanic Progressive, now about as regular as...

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