A Smaller Army?

Pundit Walter Lippmann, who for two years has hammered home the assertion that Adolf Hitler is a fearfully real danger to the U.S., last week came out with a new proposal: to cut down the U.S. Army. He wrote:

"The consequences which are almost certain to flow from the new orders [to clean out German raiders] given to the Navy are immensely important—so important, I venture to suggest, that we can seriously ask ourselves if it may not now be justifiable and actually desirable to reduce the size of the American Army.

"It certainly cannot be denied that the development of...

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