FARMERS: Frozen Tongues

One day last week some 7,000,000 U. S. farmers came in from their chores, stomped their feet, dropped their mittens and sat down by their kitchen stoves to warm their frost-nipped hands. That day no kitchen stove in the U. S. could have thawed out the icy tongues of politicians in Washington. Politicians profess to love nothing better than a good political issue. The best political issue in a decade had just been tossed to them when Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts tore the AAAct into bits (TIME, Jan. 13). Yet the...

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