THE CONGRESS: Step in the Dark

Impatience with the Senate last week had finally risen to a clamor. Columnists, editorial writers, radiorators volleyed & thundered. The isolationists were cursed with bell, book and candle; Administration leaders were wigged and trimmed for their fumbling delay; cartoonists kept a brush in brine for the isolationist leader, Montana's Burton K. Wheeler.

But while praise for the Senate came mostly in the form of loud damns, the Senate did have a case, and its case was democracy's. To veteran Washington observers, the remarkable thing about the Lend-Lease debate was its consistently high...

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