ILLINOIS: Cat's Cradle

Next week Republican voters of Illinois will have a good chance to eliminate either Senator Borah or Publisher Knox from future consideration as a GOPossibility for President. Democratic voters will have a juicier morsel waiting them on primary day: the opportunity of lopping off political heads, of wrecking a great political machine and even of settling the results of next autumn's State election.

Illinois politics is a cat's cradle of cross-purposes and cross-alliances hanging between metropolitan Chicago and rural downstate. The four chief candidates for Governor—two in each party—are only four...

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