Nation: IN SEARCH OF POLITICAL MIRACLES

A story circulating in the Midwest these days tells how a pollster approached two men and asked one of them whether he intended to vote for Humphrey or Nixon for President. Without a word, the man hauled off and slugged the pollster. "What's the matter with you?" his friend remonstrated. "You know you're going to vote for one of those guys." Replied the first man: "I know, but I don't like to be reminded of it."

In many ways, Hubert Horatio Humphrey and Richard Milhous Nixon embody the cherished...

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