National Affairs: A Subcommittee

Henry Cabot Lodge, veteran of Senators, son of the New England aristocracy, litterateur by preference, politician by profession, statesman by courtesy, the "clammy-handed," the cold, the unimpassioned intellectual, the foe of Wilson—is now the friend of Hughes. In the Senate a fortnight ago he undertook a defence of the Secretary of State's policy of nonrecognition of the Soviet Government.

Under his protecting wing, as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, will be conducted an investigation as to the justification of Mr. Hughes' policy.

After defending...