National Affairs: Johnson Adrift

President Hoover will not have Senator Hiram Warren Johnson's vote Nov. 8. Last week the white-crested Republican insurgent cut himself adrift from his party's national ticket and thus brought his twelve-year hatred of his fellow Californian to a political climax. To 70 California editors who asked where he stood Senator Johnson testily replied:

"I am a Progressive Republican; Mr. Hoover is not. He has justly earned the title of Ultra-Conservative. . . . The Progressive believes this Government belongs to all its people. . . . The Standpatter, paying lip service to common humanity, makes...

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