National Affairs: Sweetheart Is Not the Name

At the big birthday party for Dwight Eisenhower in Pennsylvania last week, Big Keystone Republicans trundled onto the stage of the Hershey Arena to sing "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." As they sang, Senator James H. Duff. Governor John S. Fine and National Committeeman G. Mason Owlett definitely did not want to call each other sweetheart. Other names were on the tips of their tongues.

Later the same evening in the lobby of the Hershey Hotel, big, bristle-haired Jim Duff, who had got a bigger hand than any other Pennsylvania politico at the birthday...

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