Nation: To the Polls: Permissiveness v. Purse

RICHARD NIXON, political analyst, is always the best explicator of Richard Nixon, political performer. While moving into the grand finale of his party's 1970 campaign, he made clear why he is making the most vigorous presidential effort ever in a mid-term election: "I think that this campaign will be determined in the next two weeks. I have never seen so many close races, close races in all fields. In a close race, we want momentum on our side. So let's move. Let's go!"

In the campaign's penultimate week, politicians in both parties sensed an...

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