National Affairs: Serious?

Mixed in with the Christmas cards received last week by Rudy Stapleton, Democratic chairman of Fulton County, Ohio, was a letter of more than usual interest. It said: "To enable the selection of the delegates from Ohio, and thus qualify them for attendance at the convention, I will allow my name to be used as the favorite son to whom you and others so disposed will be initially pledged." The letter was signed by Ohio's Governor Frank Lausche.

Just a month before, Frank Lausche had been asked if he might run for President, and he replied: "I don't think I have a...

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