REPUBLICANS: Now Is the Time

Has the Republican Party a real and immediate future?

Some months ago the question might have been answered with a prompt "no" by many a U.S. voter, Republicans included. One reason: President Truman's popularity stood at an unprecedented high.

But by last week the U.S. political climate had undergone a change. Republicans in Washington were looking up. One G.O.P. Senator, assaying the future of his party, went so far as to crow: "It isn't just that the Truman honeymoon is over; he's already in the divorce courts. The way he chastised those House committees [in his wage-rise speech] is perhaps the worst...

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