CAMPAIGN: Toe to Toe

Like many a good U. S. newsman, Columnist Raymond Clapper (Scripps-Howard) is incorrigibly optimistic; he is also subject to fits of deepest gloom. Although Mr. Clapper, one of the ablest of U. S. political commentators, is rated a New Deal sympathizer, his particular passion is Republican progressivism. He wishes the G.O.P. would not only win elections but make sense. For seven years he has ploughed up & down the U. S. looking for progressive Republicans, eager to hail any green sprig as grass-roots growth. A pre-Hearst discoverer (1935) of Kansas' Alf M....

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