The 39th Doge

CONTRARY to some opinions, it is not true that if you have seen one Vice President, you have seen them all. But the question of what kind of a Veep Spiro T. Agnew will make is more than usually clouded. At the beginning of the campaign, he made anonymity an asset. A joking reference to "What's-His-Name" warmed an audience up. The admission that Agnew "not exactly a household word" carried a nice touch of modesty. By the end of the campaign, many Republican strategists wished that...

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