National Affairs: Vandenberg Coaxed

"We, the undersigned, representing official Republicans of Michigan . . . unanimous belief . . . Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg should be drafted for the next Republican Presidential nomination." Thus last week the Governor, President of the State Senate, Speaker of the House and Republican elective officials at Lansing thrust Michigan's sartorially perfect Senator into the Presidential race from which he has ostentatiously and repeatedly withheld himself. Senator Vandenberg, flush with success after beating down the Florida Ship Canal Bill, said he was "grateful." Manhattan's Michigan-born racket buster, Tom Dewey, consistent favorite in the Republican race, who agreed to the Vandenberg...

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