Nation: THE WALLACE DILEMMA

WHATEVER else may be said about George Wallace and his third-party presidential candidacy, the Alabamian has delivered on one cam paign promise before getting his first vote. "We're going to shake the eyeteeth of the liberals of both national parties," he pledged in Des Moines last week. By liberal, he means anything left of the far, far right, and he has already unsettled some political ivory in that broad area.

With Wallace drawing up to one-fifth of the straws in some polls, there is cause for concern. The Republicans are particularly worried because...