National Affairs: Planing Sounds

Democrat Frank Murphy of Michigan, which has two other favorite sons (Tom Dewey, Arthur Vandenberg) on the Republican side of the national fence, will tell you sincerely, and so will his friends, that he has no ambition to run for President in 1940. They say nothing about the Vice Presidency.

Speaking last week at Asbury Park, N. J., pure-hearted Frank Murphy made sounds very much like a man planing a 1940 political plank. He viewed with alarm "the astonishing total of approximately 4,000,000 Government employes receiving in salaries nearly $6,000,000,000 a year ! " Then he pointed with pride and sympathy at...

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