Nation: Mover of Men

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They don't all love him. An Asheville, N.C., gift-shop owner calls him "a con man with honey in his mouth." A Texas doctor denounces him as "a crook and a liar." A Wisconsin dairy farmer criticizes him for being "too fatherly."

They are awed by his domestic achievements. An Odessa, Texas, housewife says, "What he's done in Congress is miraculous." A Cedar Rapids, Iowa, advertising man says, "I don't care if he does have to tickle some Congressman's toes to get it done—he's quite a man." A Phoenix, Ariz., piano teacher says,...

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