THE NATION: Way to Regeneration

If the U.S. feels a need for a regeneration of its political ethics, the first day of the Republican National Convention pointed the way.

After a pre-convention week of sordid chicanery, the delegates rose up on a moral issue and stopped the Taft steamroller. Five hours later, Douglas MacArthur, in an unforgettable address, diagnosed the ills of the Republic and offered a cure—the Constitution of the U.S.

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