POLITICAL NOTES: Home on the Range

Across the jack-pine hills of Idaho came the twang of a familiar guitar and the whine of an even more familiar baritone lustily singing: "From this valley they say you are going, / We will miss your sweet face and your smile." Glen Taylor, troubadour politician, ex-Senator (1944-50) and Henry Wallace's vice-presidential candidate on the Progressive Party ticket in 1948, had come home from self-imposed exile in California to ask a favor from the voters. Said Taylor: "I want to go back to Washington because I want a job and I can't find anything else to do."

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