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Money flowed in great quantities everywhere. ', they stole. While piously condemning evil, they entered the bagnio with it, With holy airs, they prejudged the issues, and with piety — and a hope of patronage — they cried corruption while corrupting their own small souls. It was a sickening spectacle. ' On Wednesday all pretense of fairness was forsaken. On Monday the old rules of 1948 were bad. On Wednesday the bad old rules and precedents of 1948 were cited by the same people, and now they were good.
In the hours after Dewey was nominated President, the New York kingmakers, determined to continue the Roosevelt foreign policy, stepped in to scotch the deal. Speaking through their house organ, THE NEW YORK TIMES, the kingmakers declared: "Surely not Mr. Halleck! Mr. Halleck would bring into the campaign the perfect record of a Republican isolationist. Mr. Halleck voted against Selective Service in the summer of 1940 — Mr. Halleck voted against Lend-Lease ... He voted against the British loan.
This slogan was cleverly designed to drive a wedge between Taft and his supporters, and it probably did affect many people. Of course it was completely false, as Taft had the best votegetting record of any Republican in the country, and had proved this ability in Ohio in his tremendous 1950 victory, in spite of dire predictions to the contrary. During the preferential primaries held in 1952, Taft polled more popular votes than any other Republican candidate. The kingmakers selected their 1952 candidate carefully—General Dwight Eisenhower.