REPUBLICANS: King Log & King Stork

Columnists Joseph and Stewart Alsop last week archly recalled Aesop's fable of the frogs that were "so annoyed with the stolid tyranny" of their inanimate monarch, King Log,* that they asked Jupiter to remove him. Jupiter sent them King Stork, who thereupon gobbled up the frogs.

The story had a pat application, the Alsops wrote, to a lot of Republicans who have been complaining of Harry Truman's "executive usurpation," particularly in foreign affairs. If Tom Dewey is elected, some old Republican croakers might find him a King Stork.

Wrote the Alsops: "The struggle of real significance to the country is not...

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