POLITICAL NOTES: Sic Transit

The Nebraska State Bar Association sat at Omaha. Before it rose Mr. Leslie M. Shaw and launched an argument.

He asserted in effect: A man can be President of the United States only if elected to that office. If a Vice President assumes the duties of President, he remains legally Vice President. He is President dc facto but no President dc jure except by election. Therefore, Theodore Roosevelt had one term in office as President, ran for a second and was defeated. Therefore Calvin Coolidge is about to enter his first term as President this March. If he runs for...

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