PARTIES: Machines

New Dealers were not the only victors in last fortnight's great Democratic Sweep. Many a humble ward-heeler, many a red-nosed boss of a local machine, beamed and burbled. For there were few places in the land where the New Deal's triumph was not a golden benison to Democratic political machines. No less than 25 Democratic Governors were elected to supply their Democratic followers with patronage, the stuff that machines are made of. For all of them it was a glorious victory.

Pendergast— One of the best machines in the U. S. is that well-oiled...

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