The Press: Improperganda

MR. JOHNSON WINS MINNESOTA'S RACE; WET A POOR THIRD headlined The Christian Science Monitor. This is an excellent example of printing something that is absolutely true and at the same time giving a false impression. It is true that the only Wet in Minnesota's Senatorial race came in third. But Wet-vs.-Dry was not the issue. Aid-to-the-farmer was the issue, and it is conceivable that Candidate Carley (Wet Democrat) would have come in just as pitiful a third had he been Dry.

Among newspapers, the Monitor is probably the country's chief proponent of the...

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