National Affairs: Peeking

The situation was best described in a political cartoon of the moment: A valet, perched precariously on a window-ledge and peeking in through a lighted window at a damsel within, gestured excitedly to a gallant standing below. Another gallant was striding off down the street, having evidently refused the invitation. The gallant under the window eyed his departing peer. What to do?

The valet was labeled "Peek." The damsel, who might have been either weeping or sleeping, was labeled "Farm Vote." The departing gallant wore a haughty "G. O. P." label. The dubious gallant...

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