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There can be little doubt that Mr. Roosevelt's attack on government by senility has been a brilliant tour de force. The right is dismayed by it. The left is confused. The country as a whole is puzzled and entertained. No wonder the President felt a bit prankish when he read the message at his press conference. But the question of the adequacy of the proposal remains.  >>more...>>

Title:     Purging the Supreme Court
Date:     February 13, 1937

Type:     Editorial

Listed Under:
Court Packing

Notes:     "Purging the Supreme Court," The Nation, CXLIV, No. 7 (February 13, 1937), 173.