Republicans: I Am a Candidate

"Lincoln," the new candidate cried, "would cry out in pain if we sold out on our principles, but he would laugh out with scorn if we threw away an election."

With that declaration of belief and practical politics—meant to appeal to moderates both within and without the Republican Party—Pennsylvania's Governor William Warren Scranton, 46, threw himself headlong into the G.O.P. contest for this year's presidential nomination. In so doing, he injected a rush of excitement into what was becoming a dreary procession toward the certain selection of Conservative Barry Goldwater.

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