National Affairs: Willkie Takes His Shoes Off

While Democrats, tense, baffled and depressed, began to gather at Chicago, Republican Willkie stretched out under a tree beside an artificial lake in Colorado Springs last week, took his shoes off. To a local resident, who apologized for the 92° heat, Mrs. Willkie said reassuringly: "Hot weather makes him lazy and that is just what he needs. I hope he shows signs of increasing laziness."

A brief interruption was a trip to Denver, where he shook hands with all comers at a public reception, made a brief speech, pledging himself to work for: 1) a united people free of class hate; 2)...

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