September began to wane and the friends and enemies of The Happy Warrior* agreed that, so far, he had not got off the defensive.
First there was Charles C. Marshall, in the Atlantic Monthly of March 1927, on Roman Catholicism. The Warrior answered that.
Then there was the Dry bloc at Houston. The Warrior surmounted it, but not without losses.
Then there was William Allen White and Vice. The Warrior enmeshed Mr. White but came out under the sign of the saloon.
Then there was Preacher Straton and more Vice, more saloons. The Warrior was so...