Tom Dewey's close friend, New York's Republican National Committeeman J. Russel Sprague, is a man to know a hat before he tosses it.
Last week Sprague introduced Dewey to a luncheon of Nassau County Republicans as "the next President of the United States."
The Governor smiled warmly and waited for the applause to stop. Said he: "That was a charming and over-generous introduction, but I would like to assure Mr. Sprague again in public, as I have in private, that I am happy where I am."
That statement still stood as Governor Dewey filled...