POLITICAL NOTES: Impending Crisis

Last week for the first time a Democratic Senator openly announced that he prefers a Republican victory this November to 16 years of Roosevelt.

Big, lumbering, good-natured Senator Edwin Carl. Johnson of Colorado, conservative and once isolationist, is no statesman. But he is: 1) a hardworking, courageous public servant; 2) an able politician whose sensitivity to public opinion has carried him from beginnings as a railroad laborer to four terms in the Colorado Legislature, one term as Lieutenant Governor, two terms as Governor, and his present second term in the U.S. Senate....

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