Republicans: The Two Romneys

For Michigan's Governor George Wilcken Romney, the six-state 8,270-mile western tour he concluded last week should have been a breeze. The territory was generally friendly, the audiences for the most part restricted to fellow Republicans and brother Mormons. No rivals have yet ventured out on delegate-hunting safaris. At this stage, the not-yet-announced candidate for his party's 1968 presidential nomination needed only to make friends and influence local politicians—which Romney did with his usual energy and skill. But there was another chap along, with the same iron grey hair, rugged profile and strong delivery. This other Romney, petulant, portentous and...

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