National Affairs: Robinson

Stumping up the Pacific Coast to Portland. Ore., Nominee Robinson turned east again last week. At Boise, Idaho, hometown of bearlike Senator Borah, he indulged in one of the most violent utterances of the campaign. Marking the difference between Borah the intellectually upright Senator and Borah the stump orator, Robinson cried: "The lone eagle abruptly ends his flight toward heavenly Utopia and swoops to perch himself on the filthy boughs with vultures."

Senator Borah's answer, in far-away-Tennessee and Kentucky, was to point at Nominee Robinson as an enemy of the protective tariff and to distinguish a conflict between Nominee Smith's and Nominee...

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