CALIFORNIA: Goodie for Governor

California GOPoliticians have for weeks been hoping that Governor Goodwin J. Knight would forgo a try at re-election next year, instead take over (in a sure walk) the Senate seat of retiring William Fife Knowland. Reason: Bill Knowland is certain to announce soon that he himself is a candidate for governor, and every Republican—as well as every hand-rubbing Democrat—knows that a Knight-Knowland primary battle would create one of the ding-dongest political fights in California's history, all to the detriment of the Republican Party. Beyond that, as they all know as well,...

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