National Affairs: In Connecticut

When the underworld freezes over, the chances of snowballs will be im- proved and likewise the chances of Democrats in Connecticut. The Democrats have carried Connecticut. They did it in 1876, in 1884, in 1888, in 1892, in 1912. But in the last 30 years, the majorities against them (barring 1912) have grown steadily.

Last week, there was an election in Connecticut. It was to fill the seat left vacant by the late Senator Frank Brandegee. Once more the Democrats had hope. Once more their hope came to naught.

The Democratic candidate was Hamilton Holt, onetime editor...

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