The Face of the G.O.P.

An obvious political fact emerged from the sweltering heat and torpor of the Republican Convention in Chicago last week.

The fact: the Grand Old Party had had its face lifted. It may turn out to be conservative; it may again succumb to the Old Guardsmen. But as the campaign began, the younger men were in the front row.

This was true even before Tom Dewey was nominated and took over the controls. State by State, the G.O.P. is under new management. The 26 Republican Governors, in the main, had cast out the old party...

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