ARGENTINA: Carnival Candidate

During Buenos Aires' annual carnival last week, police arrested twelve men for violating carnival rules by wearing masks. One of the twelve turned out to be the man whom the eleven others were impersonating: ebullient, ambitious, undersized Dr. Genaro Giacobini had induced them to go around, as he himself was doing, and chalk up "Giacobini For President" on Buenos Aires walls and houses. He was released.

Dr. Giacobini heads the Partido Salud Publica, 34 members strong. In black undertaker suit, wing collar and black tie, black gloves and derby, he appears at football games, swimming pools, public markets and parks, unstraps...

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