POLITICS: A Tale of Two Georges

Halfway from the snows of New Hampshire to the sands of Miami Beach, the Democratic presidential action is now with the two Georges, McGovern and Wallace, who have done far better than any of the experts expected when the campaigning began (see THE PRESS). From either side, they are eroding the center occupied by Hubert Humphrey. Last week the story was not that Humphrey won the primaries in Ohio and Indiana—which he did—but that in each of these states one of the two Georges almost did him in.

Humphrey remains very much alive, however, unlike Edmund Muskie of Maine, the most...

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