REPUBLICANS: Give 'Em Heaven

Gathered for a "national strategy" meeting in Washington's Sheraton-Park Hotel last week, some 800 U.S. Republican leaders spent most of their time milling around the lobby, airing local problems (how to interest young people in Pennsylvania's mossback G.O.P. organization), inspecting campaign gimmicks (ladies' hose with "I Like Ike" lettered across the ankles) and considering, with notable lack of enthusiasm, a limp national slogan ("Ring the bells and tell the people"). Then, as the last event on the two-day agenda, they heard the President of the U.S. open his campaign for re-election and set forth...