THE CABINET: Flop, Mess, Tangle

In the long history of U. S. political eccentricity, few campaign speeches have been as curious as the one which General Hugh Samuel Johnson delivered to an astonished Cleveland audience last week. The New Deal, declared the onetime No. 2 New Dealer, has made "not one inch of progress" toward solving the farm and unemployment problems. Its work relief program is a "fantastical flop." Its fiscal policies, if unchecked, will result in the "creation of floods of printing press money." Let us therefore, cried the General, re-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936....

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