DEMOCRATS: The General Manager

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I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.

—Will Rogers

This week any Democrat in the U.S. could borrow Will Rogers' words and describe his own status with as much accuracy as humor. Seven months after the great defeat, the Democratic Party is disorganized, in debt and leaderless. Its condition is one that John Fischer, general book editor of Harper & Bros, and a worker in Adlai Stevenson's camp last year, has diagnosed as "intellectual anemia" and "almost total collapse of the . . . organization."...

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