Letters, Mar. 13, 1944

This Year of Politics

Sirs:

I think your recent analysis of the unfolding stratagems of the major G.O.P. candidates has been excellent. This reader holds the conviction that Wendell Willkie's aggressive leadership, honesty, clear and unselfish world outlook will prove to be winning politics this year. To me, one of the most promising features of Mr. Willkie's candidacy is that the Old Guard is opposed to him. In more "normal" political times the evasive, nonconstructive but "politically astute" maneuvers of Dewey, Bricker and the Old Guard might achieve success with voters, but this will not be a normal year.

Unless Mr. Willkie is...

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