National Affairs: The Republicans

Last week Thomas E. Dewey, running like a mountain jack rabbit, scorched through St. Louis, Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Wis., burning up energy, microphones and the New Deal. The hard little attorney with the shoebrush mustache continued to make the best Republican speeches U. S. citizens have heard in many a day, continued also to be allotted the No. 2 slot, at most, by professional GOP ticket makers. The Dewey keynote—that the New Deal means defeatism—still echoed in the U. S. like a shout down a well.

Last week in St. Louis "Buster" Dewey took...

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