REPUBLICANS: Right to Lose

Though his opponent in the U.S. Senate race is Democratic Congressman Clair Engle, California's outgoing Governor Goodwin J. Knight swings hardest against Fellow Republican William Fife Knowland. To an Oceanside meeting of wire-service editors last fortnight, Goodie argued bitterly that the Knowland-embraced right-to-work proposition on the upcoming ballot is "a non-Republican issue." Then Knight punched his running mate squarely on the jaw: "Since he injected a non-Republican issue into the campaign, I am under no moral or legal obligation to endorse his candidacy. We Republicans frequently have asked Democrats to vote...

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