POLITICAL NOTES: Artful Dodger

Artful Dodger When White House jester George Allen saw an Eisenhower-for-President story in the papers, he lost no time writing his good friend Ike a little note: "How does it feel to be a presidential candidate?" Ike merely scrawled across the bottom of Allen's note: "Baloney! . . . . I furiously object to the word 'candidate.' I ain't and won't be." That was in 1943, Ike was in England, and D-day was still eight months away.

But by last week the Eisenhower bandwagon, having been given a pull here and a push there,...

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