Nation: Who Said That?

A campaign corollary to Parkinson's Law might be: Words directed at the electorate multiply in direct proportion to the time and space available on TV and radio and in magazines and newspapers. By any reckoning, the 1968 campaign sets an alltime record for verbiage. Small wonder that with so much talk flooding the ether, the words sometimes get mixed up and Candidate A sounds like his opponent Candidate B, and Candidate C sounds like both. As proof of the theorem, here is a simple test: Match the candidates and their words.

1) THE STATESMAN....

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