National Affairs: Quiet Shepherd

A few hours before Franklin Roosevelt set out across the continent to separate "liberal" sheep from "conservative" goats (see p. 7), quietly out of Washington for a tour of his own slipped James Aloysius Farley, chief shepherd of all Franklin Roosevelt's political herds. No believer in griping party purges, Jim Farley's mission was to soothe feelings already hurt in primary fights, encourage sheep and goats to stampede all together in November. His first stop was at Fond du Lac, Wis., his second at Sheboygan, Wis., his third at Clinton, Iowa. Altogether, Shepherd...

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