Opinion: Nixon's the One

Lyndon Johnson was backed by so many newspapers in 1964 that many Republicans wondered whether the nation's publishers were abandoning the party usually favored by a majority of them. But the G.O.P. is not worrying any more. With only three weeks left in the presidential campaign, the clear choice of the editorial pages is Richard Nixon. Not that the switch has been entirely wholehearted; the Cleveland Plain Dealer, for one, admitted that the decision was hardly "easy." But, said the paper, it had become disenchanted with Humphrey as a "man of the old order. He is campaigning on...

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