THE TARIFF: Impelled to Passage

Under the iron hand of the Republican majority, the Tariff Bill was rounded into shape for final passage by the House last week. It was not a pretty sight for soft-hearted political theorists. But that large sector of U. S. citizens which exalts the House over the Senate, which praises its "businesslike" method of legislative procedure, glowed with fresh admiration as it observed a tight little political autocracy make the fewest necessary concessions to muster a party majority behind its economic will and then, under a special...

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