CALIFORNIA: Big Bill in the Ring

In San Francisco's olden days, it was great sport to watch five or six blindfolded boxers climb into the ring and flail for all they were worth. In California last week, a similar sport was engaging the interest of fun-loving Democrats: the Republicans were flailing away at each other, and if they were not blindfolded, they at least seemed blind to the possibility that they were courting wholesale knockout.

There was Big Bill Knowland, U.S. Senate minority leader, campaigning in the gubernatorial Republican primaries, whacking away in behalf of a right-to-work law....

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