National Affairs: Third Termites

All last week Third Termites bored busily in the solid wooden pillars of U. S. politics. Scripps-Howard's cartoonist, Harold Talburt, caught the spirit of it in a drawing of Harry Hopkins and Harold Ickes, two urchins standing on the magic table of Franklin the Great, hoisting a third-term rabbit out of the absent wizard's hat (see cut).

¶ Senator Barkley of Kentucky: "I key-noted Roosevelt into the White House in 1932 and 1936, and I might possibly do it again in 1940."

¶ Secretary of the Interior Ickes: "If the reactionaries in the Democratic Party...

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