National Affairs: Binding Tie?

Like many another astute Republican, George Magoffin Humphrey is painfully aware of a mounting Midwest crisis for the G.O.P. Growing Old Guard resentment at Eisenhower Republicans has already cost the Republicans some key statehouses, congressional seats and a Wisconsin Senate seat, may inflict even more wounds in the 1958 congressional elections unless the right wing starts fighting Democrats instead of Ike Republicans. Visiting Chicago last week for what Illinois' Governor William G. Stratton had proclaimed as "George Humphrey Day," the ex-Treasury Secretary spoke at a fund-raising banquet in his honor, volunteered a...

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