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Last week the country began to wake up to the fact that the Grand Old Party's grand old plank on Prohibition was a very Wet plank indeed (TIME, June 27). Typical of how most Republican Wets felt about it was the reaction of New Jersey's Walter Evans Edge, Ambassador to France, who as convention delegate fortnight ago had voted for the minority plank for outright Repeal. Of the majority plank for Resubmission and Revision, he last week declared from the White House steps: "Although I voted against it, the more I look...

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