National Affairs: Bone For Gnawing

Determined partisans can always be counted on to read national significance into the most insignificant of local elections. Because New York is the home State of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his political generalissimo. James A. Farley, its election of Assemblymen last week provided such partisans with a bare bone for gnawing. The President's part was to sit at Hyde Park and serve in silence as a rabbit's foot to bring luck to Democratic candidates. The part of the Postmaster General was to serve, in anything but silence, as the donkey's head. As chairman...

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