DEMOCRATS: One Man's Meat

After the great defeat in Minnesota, Adlai Stevenson said he was "just plain mad"; before last week was out, it became increasingly doubtful that Stevenson could be either plain or mad. Against the wishes of some of his California campaign chiefs, he canceled his planned vacation in the South and flew west to head off Estes Kefauver. By the time he landed in Los Angeles, just 18 hours after Kefauver had finished a six-day swing down the state, Adlai was talking his version of Estes' language. "I'm an underdog," he said, "who...