THE PRESIDENCY: Ethical Question

President Roosevelt started it. In Hyde Park, where he had gone to vote, visit his mother, catch cold and be serenaded by shivering villagers after the Republicans swept the county, he told reporters what he thought of the transfer of U. S. ships to foreign flags.

From all over the U. S. echoes of protest rolled back to Hyde Park on the Hudson. No, said Senators Borah, Clark, Johnson, Wheeler, Minton, Schwellenbach, Pepper, Byrd, McNary, Taft, Nye; no, said the Sailors' Union of the Pacific. No, said Congressmen Bloom, Coffee of Washington,...

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