Oregon: The Reign of Wayne

Rather proudly, Oregon Democrat Wayne Morse notes that during four terms in the Senate "I have violated all the political rules." And then some. He has switched parties in midcareer, practically accused Lyndon Johnson of murder for sending American boys to die in Viet Nam, infuriated his own state party by endorsing the 1966 Republican senatorial candidate. For all his contrary ways, he has always been invincible on election day. Yet, if polls are even an approximate indication of voter sentiment, Morse, 67, may now be vincible. Last week, home for...

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