In Democratic primary elections last week, two disparately celebrated personalities suffered surprising defeats.
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, splashed down second to a millionaire who was a political unknown when the campaign for the Ohio Democratic Senate nomination began. In Alabama, George Wallace earned a place in a runoff for Governor but trailed the incumbent, his onetime protege, Albert Brewer.
OHIO "It's a bitter pill," Astronaut Glenn confessed. He had to withdraw from the Democratic primary for Senator six years back after a household injury.
This year the...