DEMOCRATS: Had Enough?

For the first time in the last 14 years Democrats were all of one shade—very red. The Party's left-wingers, labor cohorts and New Dealers seethed in red hot anger over what had been done to their darling, Henry Wallace. Its conservatives and middle-of-the-roaders boiled in red embarrassment over Harry Truman's fumbles. Its hard-shelled practical professionals examined their deep crimson bruises and wondered how badly they were hurt.

For the first time in a long time the Democrats were also truly united—united like the victims of a blast, in pain and befuddlement. The Party's strategists picked themselves off the floor and...

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