National Affairs: A Room of One's Own

Despite President Eisenhower's indirect rebukes to Joe McCarthy, some Republicans still don't get the point. One day last -week Joseph T Meek, Illinois' G.O.P. senatorial candidate, said he could see no reason why it is inconsistent to be 1) for both Ike and Joe, 2) for the President and the Bricker amendment, too. Said he: "No one will ever . . . convince me that the President does not recognize the need for some amendment." Calling McCarthy a "component part of the Administration," Meek said the Republican Party lived in a large, imposing house. Asked Meek: "If someone is assigned to...

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