THE SOUTH: No Bolt, No Enthusiasm

The hot political winds that have been whirling through the South took on pattern and direction last week. The pattern led to two conclusions which seemed to be, but were not, contradictory: 1) there will be no organized bolt of the party by Southern Democratic leaders, 2) Dwight Eisenhower has a better chance to carry Southern states than any Republican candidate since Herbert Hoover in 1928.

Rhubarb & Calomel. The pattern emerged most clearly in South Carolina, whose Democratic leaders gathered at Columbia to complete the state convention recessed last April. The...

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