REPUBLICANS: The Loneliness of Office

The Loneliness of Office

Old Campaigner Richard Nixon confidently believes, against the polls, that elections are won or lost on the strength of a candidate's final-week impression on the voters. In the final week, following these ground rules, the Republicans went all out. There was Dwight D. Eisenhower deriding Jack Kennedy without naming him ("this young genius"), endorsing

Dick Nixon and Cabot Lodge in clarion terms ("For me, drawing on a lifetime of experience with men who want to lead and men who can lead, there is no question . . ."),...

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