Illinois: Ogilvie's Offensive

When Illinois' new Republican Governor,Richard Ogilvie, went to Wrigley Field last week for the Chicago Cubs' opening game, some brisk applause greeted him. "If I'd showed up there a week earlier," he observed, "they'd probably have thrown beer cans at me."

Ogilvie's quick action in dealing with racial demonstrations had for the moment offset the unpopularity of his tax proposal. But the ephemeral drift of public opinion and other obstacles seem to matter little to the Governor. In three months in office he has marched without hesitation into every political minefield in sight....

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