GOVERNMENT: More for the Money

Month ago, an epidemic of sword swallowing started through the instinctively Republican ranks of businessmen. A frequent remark, especially in suburban and junior-executive circles: "I hate Roosevelt's guts, but I'll vote for him sooner than for Taft or Dewey." The reason for the epidemic was Adolf Hitler, who had reawakened in America the dormant sensation of patriotism. And President Roosevelt, by his aggressive rearmament policy, had begun to deflect the U. S. businessman's hatred of the New Deal toward Berlin. Young Republicans mistrusted Roosevelt, but they mistrusted the bumbling, obsolete, Chamberlainesque...

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