Republicans: New Leader

So far, Henry Cabot Lodge, the U.S. Ambassador to South Viet Nam, has made a city in Southeast Asia a viable—and valuable—seat from which to seek the Republican presidential nomination. For five months, he has not shown his face in the U.S. During that time, he has uttered no public word about politics—and what he said otherwise was usually in defense of the Southeast Asian policies of a Democratic Administration. Yet his absence and his silence have made him the hottest property on the Republican scene.

Last week the Gallup poll reported...

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