The Press: Righteousness Unafraid

Colonel Robert McCormick's Chicago Tribune last week indulged in a field day of self-righteousness:

> In a page-one cartoon, the Tribune dramatized its own nobility. Around a forthright central figure curiously reminiscent of a Johnnie Walker whiskey ad revolved the Tribune's detractors in their ugliest guise: Spiders H. V. Kaltenborn and Walter Winchell with microphones; Moths Marshall Field and Frank Knox; Skunk Harold Ickes; cigaret-smoking Hen Dorothy Thompson; a lean crow representing the New York Herald Tribune, which dared recently to comment on some of the Chicago Tribune's antics.

> From the Tribune...

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