DEMOCRATS: Wallace & Precedent

Columnists, editorialists, Republican politicos last week made hullabaloo over Henry Agard Wallace in his dual role of Secretary of Agriculture and Democratic nominee for Vice President. The clatter did not so much disturb as astound Mr. Wallace. He saw no difference in himself before and after the nomination.

People who did see a difference questioned neither his integrity nor his capacity for non-political thinking. They worried chiefly about the influence of $900,000,000 of public money which Nominee Wallace's agencies will distribute to farmers this fiscal year, plus the well-known fact that Mr. Wallace's county and...

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