The Rockies: ThePrice of The Meal


While the Johnsonian consensus shows signs of nationwide strain, nowhere is the return to partisan normalcy more noisily evident than in the Rockies. In the leading electoral contests in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, Republican candidates are keying their campaigns to a shared sense of resurgent conservatism. Democrats, for their part, are going somewhat less than all the way with L.B.J. The three races, all pretty much neck and neck, are made all the more uncertain by the frontier-style independence—economic as well as political—that still characterizes Rocky Mountain voting patterns.

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