National Affairs: The Drummer

Through four Ohio counties last week, Senator Robert Taft methodically toted his political sample bag, dispensing his own brand of anti-Fair Deal specifics. He had abandoned his upturned Panama for a nondescript grey fedora. Grinning, never argumentative, spouting statistics and shaking his forefinger, he trotted from Cleveland to Parkman to Painesville to Warren and points between, opening his bag and displaying his wares.

What he was trying to sell, he explained, was a middle way. Said Drummer Taft: "There is a middle way. We need not agree with those who want government to...

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