DEMOCRATS: A Golden Rule

In their unaccustomed role of minority and opposition party, Democratic leaders are still trying to orient themselves and to lay down a line of conduct. This week Illinois' Senator Paul Douglas, writing in the New York Times Magazine in the accents of sensible sincerity which have characterized his political career, offered a Democratic position.

Douglas went along with Adlai Stevenson's fear (TIME, Feb. 23) that the Eisenhower Administration is a big-business administration (backed by the "big military" and "big publishing"). He held that the Democrats should make their pitch primarily in the field of civil rights and social security. He...

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