CAMPAIGN: G. O. P. Trend

Last week even political experts woke up to a fact as plain as the nose on Uncle Sam's face: that the U. S. was going Republican as fast as it decently could. Even more joyful to eye-rubbing GOPsters was another dawning fact: that the magic name of Franklin Roosevelt had lost a lot of its abracadoomph.

Last week about 2,500,000 typical U. S. citizens went to the polls, and a little more than half of them voted for somebody else, not Mr. Roosevelt. This was over-the-hills-and-far-away from 1936.

Illinois. In the Democratic primary last week Mr. Roosevelt's projected total was 1,159,040 votes;...

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