Save in 1933, for the first exciting weeks of his term, Franklin Roosevelt has always succeeded in taking his problems in a very easy stride. Through his re-election campaign last year he had almost the air of coasting with his hands off the handlebars. But last week he gave clear signs of rolling up his sleeves and going to work like a man who knows he has a real job ahead. That job was to put through his plan for putting New Dealers on the Supreme Court.

Whenever difficult problems are before Congress the...

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