POLICY: Carter's Stand: Democratic Orthodoxy

In at least one all-important area, the accusation of fuzziness that has dogged Jimmy Carter throughout his 18-month campaign cannot fairly be sustained. In a stream of speeches, position papers and interviews, the Democratic front runner has expounded his ideas on all of the major, and some of the minor, questions of economic policy: jobs, prices, taxes, energy, even regulation of the trucking industry. No one who pays attention can miss his general drift: Carter is a mainstream Democrat, who offers primarily an updated version of the economic policies of the Kennedy...

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