The Press: A Cause for Mirth

However disappointing the campaign might have been, at least one editorial hand found plenty of cause for mirth.

New York Herald Tribune Staffer Harry Marsh, whose duties include rounding up and reprinting editorials from other papers, was jolted by a wry campaign observation in the Buffalo Evening News. "A good turnout can be expected at the polls in November," predicted the News. "Most voters used up their apathy watching the conventions." Could it be, Marsh wondered, that the lusterless campaign had provided a setting for editorial whimsy? By last week, with publication of the second of two editorial samplers, the Trib's Marsh...

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