CAMPAIGN: Razors in the Air

Wendell Willkie has pledged himself to campaign on issues, not personalities. His Democratic opponent has implied that he is going to conduct his political campaign without making any political speeches. Last week, while Franklin Roosevelt was looking the other way, Secretary of the Interior Ickes let fly with an old-fashioned barroom blast at the Republican candidate ("the simple, barefoot Wall Street lawyer"— TIME, Aug. 26). Then, while Wendell Willkie kept his eyes strictly front, three hatchet men let fly at Mr. Ickes. Only conclusion that plain citizens could draw was that...

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