Can the Republicans Win?

Dilliard, Irving
September 1942
New Republic;9/7/42, Vol. 107 Issue 10, p276
Presents author's views on the prospects of the Republicans in the November elections for the U.S. Congress. Distress of many citizens at the halting, uncertain way in which the war is being administered; Disappointment of the citizens on the lack of application of the experience of the last war; Anger of the citizens for the repeated exhortations to the country to wake up to the war; Displeasure of the citizens on the operation of the censorship; Claim that by one thing and another, Congress has brought itself into widespread popular disfavor; View that the boom which is on in war-production areas has adversely affected many small cities and towns, whose workers are being siphoned off to a relatively few places; Political conditions that will affect the results of the election.


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