National Affairs: G. O. Parley

When President Coolidge "chose," he startled his secretary and his doorman. He startled Main Street, Rapid City, and Wall Street, Manhattan. It is not unthinkable that he even startled himself, but certainly he startled no one more than his political impresario, William Morgan Butler, Chairman of the National Republican Committee, who, just when the laconic lightning struck, was on a jotting jaunt in the Northwest, a tour of inspection to see what properties would be necessary for the Prosperities of 1928, starring Calvin Coolidge.

Lest President Coolidge's statement be made to seem a pet...

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