DEMOCRATS: Necessary Chore

Last week the Democratic Party was a burdensome nuisance to Franklin Roosevelt. Left to himself, Mr. Roosevelt might not have fretted much about finding a successor to James Aloysius Farley. But other Democrats did not share his conviction that Adolf Hitler would have more to do with the November election than the next chairman of the Democratic

National Committee. So, with all the enthusiasm of a boy chopping wood, the President perforce looked around for a politician, preferably Catholic, who could & would do his Third Term scrubwork. Nobody wanted the job....

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