U.S. At War: Hope in Michigan

For months Michigan Republicans had feared that the G.O.P. nomination for U.S. Senator might go to rabble-rousing Gerald L. K. Smith, onetime Huey Long lieutenant. But last week Judge Homer Ferguson, a great & good citizen, finished the job of cleaning out Detroit's rackets and allowed himself to be drafted.

Boob-Thumper. Those who were surprised by Gerald Smith's audacious bid for the nomination do not know Gerald Smith. Huey Long called him a better rabble-rouser than himself, a tribute which pleased Gerald Smith as much as H. L. Mencken's appraisal of him as the "champion boob-thumper of all epochs."

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