Who's Conservative?

Franklin Roosevelt, often accused since the war of "going conservative," last week showed just where he stood. It was truly "a little left of center."

Having balanced up the "conservative" State Department team by his appointment of Henry Wallace as Commerce Secretary (TIME, Jan. 29), he now yanked Leftist Aubrey Williams, onetime NYAdministrator, out of obscurity and nominated him as head of the Rural Electrification Administration. In the extraordinary outcry over the Wallace appointment (see below), the Williams nomination was almost forgotten. But it had its significance in pointing the way in which...

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