Pennsylvania's Senator David Aiken Reed had good reason to be glad he was in London as a delegate at the Naval Conference. Had he been in Pennsylvania, he would undoubtedly have been sucked into one of the most complex Republican tangles that a State long famed for its political complexities has ever experienced. Such a shifting and swapping, real and imaginary, went on last week that even Pennsylvania's own G. O. Politicians grew dizzy.
Reduced to its simplest terms, the situation was as follows:
William Scott Vare in Philadelphia bosses the...