South Viet Nam: The Name of the Game

In any reasonably free election, the democratic process usually involves a spate of name calling, a flurry of charges by each side that the other is crooked, and no end of stories that those in power are using their position and patronage to buy the voters' loyalty. Rumors of corruption are the name of the game—whether they are repeated by big-city cynics in the U.S. or newly enfranchised voters in South Viet Nam.

Thus it was no surprise last week that loud cries of foul continued to punctuate South Viet Nam's presidential election...

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