The Press: Politics Is Singular

The "current" number of the one-man, leftish magazine Politics, which had valiantly striven to come out monthly, was already several months late. And it wasn't ready yet. So, in a "personal letter to 2,500" subscribers, Yaleman ('28) and Editor Dwight Macdonald gave them a frank explanation:

"Politics has a long and dishonorable tradition of coming out late, but the present lag is something special. . . . There is only one reason for it: Politics has been a one-man magazine, and the man (myself) has of late been feeling stale, tired, disheartened, and—if you like—demoralized.

"It seems to be due to three factors:...

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