POLITICAL NOTES: Seedlings

From Pollster George Gallup last week came three seedlings for the spring crop of political speculation. Items: ¶Among Democrats, 66% expect their candidate, whoever he may be, to win the presidency in 1960. Only 54% of Republicans and 29% of Independents expect the next President to be a Republican.

¶ Dwight Eisenhower's popularity, measured by Gallup's stock query on approval or disapproval of the way the President is doing his job, slid from the term-opening peak of 79% in January to 72%.*

¶ Eisenhower's brand of Republicanism suits the G.O.P. rank and file just fine. Between "Liberal Republicanism" represented by...

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