Americans Abroad: Romney Goes to the War

Making a three-day sweep from Danang to the Delta, Michigan's Governor George Romney toured Viet Nam last week to learn more about the war, cheer the troops and gain some public exposure that might do him no harm on the home front. He was no stranger to the territory, of course. The last time he ventured into Viet Nam "in South Korea" and later declared that U.S. officials had "brainwashed" him. This time Romney came away convinced that he had "a firm grasp of the situation. I...

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