Up in Chicago's Palmer House one day last week rose speaker after speaker to pledge renewed allegiance to Liberty, the Constitution and the American Way of Life, assure his fellow members of the Republican National Committee that they had fought a good fight, been beaten only by the New Deal's unbeatable Relief funds. Vice President-reject Frank Knox generously conceded that the return of prosperity and Republicans' failure to "popularize" their issues had had something to do with it. The only harsh words at the consolation party came from two uninvited guests.


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