National Affairs: The Full Garage

For once in the campaign the opposing Nominees were in the same state at the same moment. The day after Nominee Smith reached Albany he turned his back on politics and went out for a restful game of golf. That same evening, amid the booming of flashlights and headlines, Nominee Hoover arrived in Manhattan. In the Hoover pocket was a speech, probably the most earnestly composed document of his campaign.

Before Nominee Hoover, read his speech, into the klieglight stepped a thinnish, baldish, nasal gentleman in a big collar, whose reticence and invisibility had...

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