"No Place To Hide"

Binkley, Wilfred
November 1954
New Republic;11/15/54, Vol. 131 Issue 20, p8
The Republican party leaders convinced the U.S. President that he must get into the campaign. The opinion polls, politicians in the field, traveling columnists, all testified to the continuing confidence of a large majority of the people in U.S. President Dwight David Eisenhower. No clever rationalization can now quite dispel the wide-spread impression that the Eisenhower Administration has failed to get a vote of confidence. The Democratic leadership in U.S. Congress will be somewhat wary so long as the opinion polls indicate a high percentage of popularity for the President, but they can be counted on to extract the last ounce of party advantage out of the committee chairmanships and the speakership of wily old Sam Rayburn.


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