The Press: Ad Hominem

The Chicago Tribune's Robert Rutherford ("Col. M'Cosmic") McCormick opened a new fighting front last week. The Colonel's Chicago Tribune turned on the New York Herald Tribune, which had printed a roundup of the pre-Pearl Harbor opinions—since proved laughable—of "appeasolationists." Said the Tribune:

>The Herald Tribune is selling out America because its proprietor, Ogden Reid, is the brother of Lady Ward, the former Jean Templeton Reid.

>The Herald Tribune doesn't care what happens to Australia, "because there isn't a society person to be found in the whole continent."

>"The Herald-Tribune is a hyphenated newspaper in more than the typographical sense. Its patriotism is...

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