Politicking

Franklin Roosevelt discovered last week that being a wartime President did not make him inviolate to attacks when he acted like a politician.

"Affront." To the juicy job of Collector of Internal Revenue in Missouri he named hulking, blue-jowled Robert E. Hannegan, formerly assistant boss of as slick a political machine as St. Louis ever saw, until indignant St. Louis voters turned it out a year ago. St. Louis groaned; it had trounced the machine for giving it some of the worst circuit judges in history, for conniving in the State Democratic organization's attempt to steal the Governorship (TIME, March...

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