National Affairs: Riot of Oratory

Although the Chief Executive has demanded that the Constitution be interpreted according to the New Deal's way of thinking, there is little likelihood of Congress doing anything rash about it until the President gives the signal. Off the calendar, however, does not mean out of mind. Any mention of the Constitution has become a trigger to set off a discharge of senatorial oratory. Last week an unreconstructed Democrat carelessly pulled the trigger.

The Senate was considering a bill appropriating $50,000,000 for crop, feed and seed loans to farmers. Senator after Sena tor was rising to put in good word, to make a...

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