TITLE

Will the Farmers Beat Eisenhower?

AUTHOR(S)
Hanson, Haldore
PUB. DATE
April 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;4/16/56, Vol. 134 Issue 16, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the possible outcome of next year's November elections in the U.S. Some political statisticians began forecasting last December that a revolt among farm voters could produce a long-shot Democratic victory next November, even over U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The evidence that farmers are revolting against the Eisenhower administration is not sufficiently strong to suggest a national Democratic victory if the election were held today. But the falling of the second shoe immediately before election--that is, the predicted drop of cattle prices below the break-even level, and the seasonal decline of hogs to a point approaching last winter's disaster--would change the situation.
ACCESSION #
14433111

 

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