NEW HAMPSHIRE: Little Boy Blue

Wisecracks have played an important role in the career of New Hampshire's George Higgins Moses. The day in 1929 he called his Progressive Republican Senate colleagues "sons of the wild jackass," he made political enmities that have yet to cool. Last June, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Roy Roberts remarked that a fine Democratic song would be "Landon-Bridges Falling Down."

This wisecrack is credited with depriving New Hampshire's Governor Henry Styles Bridges of any chance to be nominated for Vice President. Thus Republican Bridges became a solid obstacle between Republican Moses...

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