Action v. Waiting

Ex-G.O.P. Chairman John D. M. Hamilton, named by Vermont's pro-Willkie Governor Wills as one of the "four-year locusts of Republican politics" (TIME, Jan. 17), retorted last week with charges of a "Willkie blitz." Willkie managers, cried he, have tried to clinch the nomination for their man "before anyone else had a chance to be heard," by "false claims" that Willkie has 300 to 500 delegates already in the bag.

Disputing Governor Wills's claim that Willkie is the outstanding Republican candidate, Hamilton reported that Republican leaders he has talked with "recently believe that...

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