Business Profits and Taxes in the Campaign
With republicans making national prosperity a major campaign appeal, Democrats between now and Nov. 6 are bound to hammer on the theme, stressed for three years, that the Eisenhower administration is dominated by big business and caters primarily to its interests. Adlai E. Stevenson, Democratic presidential nominee, already has indicated how he will respond to Republican boasts of good times. Returning Aug. 31 from a countrywide tour to confer with party leaders, he said that everywhere he went he found people concerned about “America's lopsided prosperity.” Stevenson added that the voters were “indignant about the highest cost of living in history” and “troubled about regional unemployment [and] the plight of the small businessman.”
Democratic Assault on “Lopsided Prosperity”
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