A British View of the Elections

Martin, Kingsley
November 1942
New Republic;11/16/42, Vol. 107 Issue 20, p636
Presents an evaluatory note of the recently held Presidential election in the U.S., considering the British perspectives. Discussion over international affairs involving the U.S. and which proved significant in the election; Comparison of the candidacies of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his so-claimed strong opponent, Senator Wendell Willkie; Dislike of the small conceptions of the old sovereign states of Europe in Willkie's mind; Evaluation of his international scheme which will get rid of economic handicaps of nationalism and assuring both of political independence and of economic improvement; Opinion that the Republican gains are democracy's way of indicating a general dissatisfaction; Discussion over the issue of Capitalism.


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