New York: These 'Reformers' . . .

Like many a well-dressed political boss, New York's Carmine De Sapio wears a velvet glove over his hard fist: his public utterances are usually soothing; he rarely shows irritation or displeasure. But last week De Sapio, sore beset by the so-called reform insurgents, who seek to unseat him as New York Democratic national committeeman and leader of Tammany Hall, struck out at his tormentors. In this year's New York City mayoralty campaign, De Sapio promised, his regular Democrats will "oppose and oust these self-styled leaders who seek to rule or ruin the...

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