National Affairs: Kentucky's Governors

In front of the million-dollar state capitol at Frankfort, Kentucky changed governors midstream. Out went Governor William J. Fields, Democrat. In came Governor Flem D. Sampson, Republican. So freakish had been Kentucky's political currents that Republican Governor Sampson entered office with a Democratic Lieutenant Governor (James Breathitt Jr.) and a departmental staff which is Democratic to a man. Soon a Democratic legislature will convene. Surrounded by Democratic Philistines, Governor Sampson was not, however, shorn by a Democratic Delilah. Hampered in obtaining legislation, he can still veto legislation. Governor Sampson was elected because...

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