National Affairs: Comment by Democrats

The reception of the President's message to Congress was extraordinarily nonpartisan. The Republican comment was the usual hymn of praise, a little more unanimous than usual. The Democratic comment was surprisingly mild for the comment of an opposition party. The following opinions were all expressed by Democrats:

Senator Swanson: "I am especially gratified with what occurs in this message relating to adherence to the Permanent Court of International Justice. Its presentation is clear, forceful and most convincing."

Senator Reed of Missouri: "The President's argument on the World Court is at war with the facts....

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