POLITICAL NOTES: Muffled Broadside

Herbert Hoover arrived in Kansas City one day last week loaded, primed and cocked to fire his best-prepared forensic broadside of the season into Franklin Roosevelt. Its powder: a charge of lowering the morals of U. S. public life. Just then Franklin Roosevelt's second Peace plea was made public (see p. 9), and Mr. Hoover felt obliged to preface his broadside with a non-partisan salute to Mr. Roosevelt's efforts. Next day, completing Jonah Hoover's bad political luck, his thunder was muffled in obscure columns of the press as the Munich settlement...

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