Politics: Into the Silks

With the off-year elections ended and the jockeying for 1968 started in earnest, George Romney was wasting no time slipping into his silks. This, week some 600 Republicans from across the country will crowd Detroit's riverfront Veterans' Memorial Building to hear what is being billed as a major announcement by Michigan's Governor. It was hardly probable he would go to such lengths to declare that he does not intend to seek the G.O.P. presidential nomination.

"Apple Pie!" In what was probably his final tour as a noncandidate, Romney last week addressed 1,300 Republicans...

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