These men . . . are actuated in their adoption of a program of policies by the highest motives of patriotism and love of country.
With this preamble, the American Legion's Commander James Raymond ("Ray"') Murphy in person slapped on President Roosevelt's desk last week his Legionaries' legislative demands. No. 1: Bonus cash on the line.
Hefty Commander Murphy refused to tell newshawks what he and Legion Lobbyist John Thomas Taylor had heard from the President's lips. Significantly, however, he declared: "We are not even discussing the possibility of a veto."
Having frittered away their energies last session in wrangling over whether Bonus...