National Affairs: Self-Preservation

Self -Preservation

Now that Frank L. Smith of Illinois and William S. Vare of Pennsylvania have been elected to the Senate, it remains for upright Senators to find a way to oust them. Morally and, politically the case against them is good. Their primary slush was enough to make onetime (1919-22) Senator Truman H. Newberry look like a deacon. Their taint gave Democrats and Insurgents an issue, embarrassed even the most regular Republicans. A substantial majority of the next Senate will find it politically wise to unseat them. But Mr. Smith and Mr. Vare have raised...

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