For 18 hours, La Follette stood against a banking bill he believed to be too friendly to big business.
But he neither liked nor trusted Governor La Follette, whom he regarded as unbalanced and dangerous to the Republican Party.
In any event the La Follette candidacy rapidly declined until it ceased to be a serious element in the situation.
The agent, La Follette, went through the form of introducing me to his people, calling each one by name.
This was regarded by Mr. La Follette not merely as treachery to himself, but also as treason to genuine progressive principles.
He begins with an account of La Follette--of a man with initiative and a constructive bent.
What, the club wondered inwardly, does Mr. La Follette know of seafaring?
La Follette's three-day speech on April 19-21 was certainly the ablest presentation made of the progressive policy of regulation.
Mr. La Follette tells us that we are going to war to protect our investments, and we are.