Bricker Speaks

"America is not, never has been and will never be an isolationist nation." So said Ohio's white-haired Governor John W. Bricker last week, speaking before the august Academy of Political Science in Manhattan. "The term defines nothing. It is used for selfish interests and by some blind fanatics who see goblins. America must and will assume leadership. . . ."

This was the contribution of Ohio's Republican Presidential possibility to U.S. international thinking last week. It was one of the most vigorously uninspired, tweedledum-tweedledee political utterances of 1943. As such, it fell as flat as Humpty Dumpty. But John Bricker...

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