POLITICAL NOTES: One Shrill Call

Most politicians run for office for the same reason that other folks run for a commuters' train: to keep their jobs or win better ones. Politics is their business, and to its fortunes they commit their education, their economic well-being and their egos. Since they are loth to admit this, they profess to hear the shrill call of public invitation. By last week the whistle was singing in the ears of several political commuters. Examples:

¶ Oregon's Republican Senator Guy Cordon let it be known that he based his decision to run for a third term on the conviction...

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