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BREATHING SPELL

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Two men were arguing heatedly as to the relative merits of Cambridge and New Haven. A terrific battle it was, too, with tremendous reasons on both sides. Finally the New Haven man led his Acc. "The overwhelming advantage of New Haven," said he, "is that you can get out of it so quickly."

Which reminds us of Secretary Roper's speech about the permanency of the "breathing spell." If New Deal legislation was so effective and desirable, and did all that is claimed for it in bringing Recovery, why is it so eminently advantageous, such a wonderfully appropriate defence of the Government, to be gloating over the cessation, now promised to be permanent, of such legislation?

One is forced to conclude that the best thing about the New Deal is the finish thereof. On such a plank as this in the next election, Republicans and Democrats might be united at last.

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