THE NATIONS: Oats for My Horse

The news went around the world with the speed of light: the owlish little man in spectacles—not the fellow with the mustache—had won the U.S. election after all. And the experts, including especially all the American experts with their wonderful, scientific slide-rule assurance, had been grievously, laughably wrong. The world, cheering for a miracle of any kind, loosed a 'delighted, friendly roar.

Grins & Giggles. In Mexico City, Bullfighter Paco Gorraez heard the news in a cafe. "By God," he said, "but the old owl can really fly!" Then he strode across...

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