National Affairs: Poor Man's Candidate

Massive (6 ft., 240 Ibs.) Henry B. Krajewski of Secaucus, N.J. has a five-acre farm with 4,000 pigs, a flourishing saloon ("Tammany Hall Tavern") and political ambitions. Last week Krajewski, a black & white pig under one arm, a petition with 1,136 signatures under the other, strode into, the New Jersey Statehouse and filed as the "poor man's candidate" for President.

Krajewski explained why he had chosen the pig as his symbol: "The Democrats have been hogging the Administration at Washington, for 20 years, and it's about time the people began to squeal." Besides warring on too frequent changes in military uniforms,...

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