POLITICAL NOTE: Spring Gardening

Early this year Franklin Roosevelt, whose Congressional garden was reacting unfavorably to too much White House cultivation, publicly promised to keep hands off the sensitive spring crop of Democratic primaries. To date, however, he has directly or indirectly dug his gardening tools into most of them:

¶ Last week South Carolina's Governor Olin Johnston announced, on the steps of the White House, his intention to enter his State's Senatorial primary next August against old, unreconstructed Senator Ellison D. ("Cotton Ed") Smith. Trumpeted Governor Johnston: "During my administration as Governor of South Carolina I...

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