National Affairs: Lamb Stew?

If the grand Irish fairy godmother of Massachusetts politics were to grant two wishes to the Republicans, they would wish: 1) that there were no such thing as a Democratic Senator named John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or, failing this; 2) that the Republicans could find such a man—brave, well-known, experienced, heavily coifed, well-born—who could beat the stuffing out of Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

But the fairy godmother has not heard the call yet. In Worcester's Memorial Auditorium last week, 3,000 Republicans met in convention to talk about their candidates for the November elections. As if...

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