PENNSYLVANIA: Big Jim Takes Over

James Henderson Duff, governor of Pennsylvania, is a strapping redhead with the comfortable girth of an archbishop and the piercing eyes of an evangelist. Last week, full of evangelical hellfire, Big Jim proclaimed himself the prophet of a new kind of Pennsylvania Republicanism.

The proclamation was delivered where it would do the most good, at the annual meeting of the archconservative Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association in Philadelphia. Ostensibly, Big Jim's theme was inflation. The best cure for it, he told the PMAsters, is a price rollback. No matter how unpleasant this medicine might...

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