After the Democratic National Convention adjourned in Chicago last summer, many a hotel corridor resounded with the tune of God Bless America, but the words were different:
God damn Republicans scum of the earth
We will meet them and beat them
In a fight with the right on our side
Out of Wall Street
Came a Willkie
He's a silky S. 0. B.
God Damn Republicans the G. 0. P.
Such a blasphemous song was obviously not the thing for official Democratic campaign material. Nor was the official 1936 campaign song, Happy Days Are...