Lost in a Crowd

Editor William Allen White is no admirer of Ohio's pink-cheeked Governor John W. Bricker ("An honest Harding. Thumbs down!"). Individualist White has never cared for teeming mobs. Now Editor White put both dislikes together. Plump Governor Bricker had finally plumped for internationalism (TIME, July 5). Veteran Internationalist White eyed the swelling crowd of internationalists, was suddenly seized with ochlophobia. In his famed Emporia, Kans. Gazette, Editor White fumed his way through a maze of metaphors toward the nearest exit:

"The drift away from isolation in this country is becoming a current which might easily become a tidal wave. . . ....

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