THIRD PARTIES: Merger of Malcontents

Merger of Malcontents

Stretched shoeless on his bed in a Chicago hotel one day last week, Dr. Francis E. ("The Plan") Townsend received the Press, thoughtfully rejected a suggestion that he might be the next President of the U. S. "I wouldn't be a candidate," mused the 69-year-old onetime country doctor, "except on one condition—That I could unite the people and resign the day after election. As long as I'm able to wiggle, I'd like to be able to do a little dictating to the President, and I think I could do...

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