The Press: Monday Master

As the 1972 presidential campaign heats up, so does the rhetoric of Monday, the Republican National Committee's eight-page weekly written primarily for 60,000 party members who contribute $25 or more. A mixture of puffs, jabs, slurs and short news items, Monday is happily taking pot shots at Democratic presidential hopefuls. It quoted former Senator Eugene McCarthy: "Have you heard the latest Polish joke? It's Ed Muskie." McCarthy wrote to Monday denying the gag, but he did not deny another quote the weekly had attributed to him: "If Muskie had been Paul Revere, he'd...

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