REPUBLICANS: Bread, Not Beer

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Grand Old Partisans, 2,504 strong, were on the march last week. They were going to Chicago to nominate a national ticket and carpenter a national platform. On June 14 they were opening their 20th quadrennial convention—a major mechanism in U. S. party government for which the Federal Constitution makes no provision. A few of the convention delegates and alternates were black; some were women; all were red-hot Republicans. When they seated themselves in the rows of red chairs on the floor of the Chicago Stadium they would be the...

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