The Nation: A Bitter Three Weeks Ahead

For Hubert Humphrey, who has been looking and sounding more like a candidate every day, it was just like the good old times. Before him, in the grand ballroom of Pittsburgh's Hilton Hotel, nearly 2,000 delegates to the annual Pennsylvania AFL-CIO convention exuberantly chanted: "We want Humphrey! We want Humphrey!" Four times during his speech he brought the crowd to its feet to cheer and applaud. The din even briefly drowned out his spirited attack on both the Ford Administration and on Democratic presidential candidates who have tried to make Washington an election issue. Said he: "The issue is not Washington,...