National Affairs: Afterthoughts

As usual, the election meant many things to many people. A few:

¶ House Speaker Sam Rayburn: ". . . Under the circumstances ... a good endorsement of the Democratic Administration."

¶ New York Times: ". . . The national trend ... is indisputably Republican."

¶ Lame Duck Senator Millard Tydings: "I can't explain the defeat; I suppose . . .the national Administration was not popular."

¶ Lame Duck Senator Claude Pepper: Has to be interpreted as a gain for the conservative and isolationist forces in the country."

¶ New York Herald Tribune: ". ....

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