Republican Bites GOP

The New York Herald Tribune, a pretty good Republican itself, does not make a practice of biting other good Republicans. Last week it bit two: Clarence Budington Kelland and GOP Chairman Joseph Martin.

Mr. Kelland had just got a new job. Joe Martin had appointed him GOPublicity Chief, to replace Franklyn Waltman. Best known as a highly paid writer of commercial fiction, wry-faced "Bud" Kelland is a hardshell, old-style GOPman who once cracked: "The fifth column in this country is headed by that fellow in the White House."

He was also, when there...

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