Senator Burton K. Wheeler, smart, young Montana radical, who deserted the nominee of his Party (Democratic) and turned not only to support LaFollette, but to join with him on a third ticket adventure, leaves the Democrats in a peculiar position. They cannot directly attack Wheeler now, because at the same time they are pointing to him with pride as the man who slew the dragon Daugherty. But with the Republicans it is different.
The New York Evening Post (independent Republican) opened, with grapeshot and Greek fire:
"The eye of Butte sees in Davis...