National Affairs: Red Hunt Quashed

Another loud-trumpeted crusade against "destructive radicalism" in the U. S. petered out quickly last week in Washington when President Hoover shook a disapproving finger in its direction and persons of lesser importance fell over themselves denying any connection with it.

The new Red hunt was to have been conducted through the National Republic, semi-official party monthly of the G. O. P. On Congressional letter paper ("privately printed and paid for"), Ohio's Congressman Frank Murphy begged "friends of the administration" to contribute $110 each to help the National Republic chase Reds, "to carry...

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