U.S. At War: Ballots for Bullitt?

Egg-pated William Christian Bullitt last week tossed his top hat in the political ring. The candidacy: Democratic, for Mayor of Philadelphia, at the election this Nov. 2.

This was hot news to Philadelphians, who have not had a gaudy mayor for four years, not since the late Samuel Davis Wilson, who carried around a little rostrum which he would solemnly place on the speaker's table. When he flicked a switch, neon letters flared: "S. Davis Wilson, Mayor."

What Bill Bullitt would do among Philadelphia political muggs, how he would grapple with the sewer problem,...

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