DEMOCRATS: Wisconsin: Revolt No. 2

A significant something else happened in Wisconsin fortnight ago besides the defeat of Wendell Willkie. Overlooked, until the final returns were in, was the real score of the Democratic primary. In it an anti-Fourth Term slate, campaigning on the slogan "Stop Politics—Win the War," polled 68,000 votes, as against 97,000 for the Term IV ticket.

The Anti-Fourth Term slate was headed by Milwaukee's William R. Callahan, a Democrat who has never voted for F.D.R. and who has seethed more or less silently for eleven years while Democratic patronage went to Bob La Follette's Progressives. With the anti-Fourth Term Democratic vote...

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