Nation: On Campus: Blame Enough for All

AN elite presidential commission directed to find the underlying causes of campus disruptions completed its search last week and found some blame everywhere—in student bodies harnessing violence to dissent, in police adding brutality to law enforcement, and in a President who alone can provide the leadership to reunite a dangerously polarized nation.

In a 300-page report prepared under the chairmanship of former Pennsylvania Governor William Scranton, a prominent Republican, the commission unavoidably announced its findings in the middle of an election campaign, with the certainty that the report itself will become part...

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