CAMPAIGN: The Trumpets Blow

The Republican National Convention opened in an atmosphere of finality. All over the U. S., prophecies were heard that, unless the Republican Party chose the right man and the right platform, it would disappear in a clap of political thunder.

But as the Convention opened in Philadelphia, one fact stood out from its wild pre-Convention week, its spirited opening days. That fact was that the Republican Party was not going to disappear, no matter what wrong man it chose, what platform it shied away from. The conflicts, hesitancies, choices were not going to end abruptly when the gavel fell to...

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