DEMOCRATS: Wake & Awakening

Our dear President Truman, of whom we are all so fond, cannot possibly be reelected.

The broad brogue of paddy-faced Jeremiah T. Mahoney, onetime New York Supreme Court Justice and a New York delegate to the Democratic National Convention, rolled out the words slowly and sadly. Most of the nation's big & little Democrats agreed with him. It seemed to them that next week's convention at Philadelphia would only be a mournful wake before the funeral in bleak November.

Was there anything that could be done?

Foolish Question. At his first White House press...

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