CAMPAIGN: Demolition of McNutt?

Eight short months ago, Paul Vories McNutt was a Democratic hotshot. He placed well up on Pollster Gallup's popularity indexes, was known to one & all as a potent Presidential possibility. Last week, a Washington mob of political lynchers and character assassins, breathing heavily, stepped back from Mr. McNutt's mangled remains. There on the ground, they hoped, lay all that was Presidential of handsome Paul McNutt.

In those eight months the white-crested Hoosier has endured much. Like a movie-serial heroine, he has been politically shot, stabbed, poisoned, garroted, sawed into short lengths,...

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