California: Funny Money Man

If South Carolina's primary vote was a conservative headache to Franklin Roosevelt (see above). California's was a radical stomachache. There, despite his personal blessing, his old friend, Senator William Gibbs McAdoo—who served with him under Woodrow Wilson—was last week snowed under by more than 100,000 votes. That blizzard was not directly caused by the fact that during the campaign Mr. McAdoo was called too conservative, too old (74), a former Klansman (untrue). The reason that Oldster McAdoo failed of renomination was—so far as hard-headed politicians could tell — principally...

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