CAMPAIGN: Mr. Baker & Phase No. 1

Most candidates for the Presidency move through three distinct phases before the national conventions meet to nominate. Phase No. 1: a short, vague, extremely modest public letter about general principles. Phase No. 2 : another public letter, longer, more specific, much less I modest about his purposes if nominated I and elected. Phase No. 3: a ringing keynote speech which starts marching-clubs and a hunt for convention delegates. Last week appeared a public letter from Newton Diehl Baker, Wartime Secretary of War, that had all...

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