National Affairs: Aroma in Oklahoma

In nearly all of the political gridiron shows in Oklahoma, there is a catchy tune that proclaims: "There's always an aroma in the State of Oklahoma." Last week half a million Oklahomans went to the polls in a Democratic primary and, sure enough, there was an aroma.

Fletcher Riley, a candidate for governor, was stopped by California police on the way to visit his estranged wife and relieved of a revolver and a rifle. Charley Huff, running for secretary of state, limited his plea for votes to the boast that he was "the best damn cowboy singer in the world." In Sequoyah...

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