National Affairs: Intellect

Robert M. LaFollette Jr., sailing for Europe, permitted himself to be interviewed on the subject of his father. Quoth he: "I am very fond of him as an individual. In real life, he is an entirely different man from what he is made to appear in the press. ... I know most people think of my father as hard, severe, cold-blooded and harsh, but he is none of those things. He has a marvelous sense of humor and has his tongue in his cheek at many things that happen in Washington. He is a...

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