DEMOCRATS: Bandwagon

"The first week after a national convention," said the New York Times after the Houston convention, "is always devoted to the noble political art of climbing aboard. There ought to be a rule against looking when the ungraceful act is performed."

So inevitable was the Smith nomination, however, that most Democrats of any account were aboard the Smith wagon before the self-starter was depressed. As a result, there was very little "crow-eating" in the Democracy last week.

Opposing candidates for the nomination had anticipated the "ungraceful act" by promising to support whatever...

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