U.S. At War: Voting as Usual

By adding two & two the nation's press and politicos tried to find rhyme & reason in primaries throughout the country, in order to find aid & comfort for November elections. But the result was a confused equation:

> U.S. voters, frequently bitter about playing politics in Washington, themselves played politics—as usual—and voted with only a secondary interest in a man's fitness to run the war and legislate the peace. ^ Voting was light. Voters did not care or were too busy to participate in the process they are fighting to keep. ^ The charge...

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