The Press: On the Trail

"Maybe there ought to be a political campaigner's uniform," mused the Christian Science Monitor last week, "with helmet, face guard and sundry bulges to make the contender look handsomely fearsome. Americans like their games rugged, hit and rah style." Even so, the sight of the U.S. President, out stumping the country on behalf of lesser Democrats, stirred the Monitor to uneasiness: "National policy takes a little explaining these days. It's not just a matter of hurling slogans. Are we playing the right game?"

No such spirit of Christian charity, however, restrained the rest of the U.S. press. From Wheeling to Buffalo to...

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