WISCONSIN: Running Scared

"You got hot with McCarthy—now Boyle" was the slogan stitched on new political banners unfurled across Wisconsin last week. "Boyle" is Lawyer Howard H. (for Henry) Boyle Jr., 36, of Milwaukee, an Old Guard Republican who, two hours before the deadline, filed as an independent candidate for next week's special election to fill Joe McCarthy's U.S. Senate seat. Wisconsin voters seemed to be taking Boyle coolly, but the state's G.O.P. leaders were steaming. Reason: Boyle had turned what seemed a certain victory for G.O.P. Candidate Walter Jodok Kohler Jr. into a just-might...

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