Nation: THE POLITICS OF WAR

THE Democratic Party this week has to face up to the task of formulating a credible campaign policy on Viet Nam. But which Democratic Party? And which policy?

Lyndon Johnson loyalists can hardly be expected to suggest that the war has, after all, been a mistake, or to conjure up a speedy solution after so many years of searching for one. Hubert Humphrey's adherents, while professing residual loyalty to Johnson's policies, must at the same time proffer some hope for an early and tenable peace. Eugene McCarthy and George McGovern, though nominally rivals, will...