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No one could rightly say that ponderous David Ignatius Walsh was a wild-eyed New Dealer who threw monkey wrenches at business. David Walsh is a conservative Democrat who has held his seat in the U.S. Senate for 26 years; along the way he has done many a favor for Massachusetts manufacturers and businessmen, many of them Republicans.

No one could rightly say that Dave Walsh was a darling of the Left and an apple of the Communists' eye. Dave Walsh is a Catholic, and hates Communism.

But Henry Cabot Lodge, his opponent in the Senate race, rightly could and did say last week:...

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