Last week the Roosevelt bandwagon, carrying no less than 231 pledged delegates, trundled into Massachusetts. There for the first time its progress was halted. Governor Roosevelt had been warned to keep out of the primary in Massachusetts on the ground that the State was still as fiercely loyal to Alfred Emanuel Smith as it was four years ago. Governor Roosevelt was persuaded to enter by blustering, self-confident James Curley, Mayor of Boston. Mayor Curley thought he saw a chance to ride a presidential winner and thereby become No. 1 Democrat of his State. Besides,...

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