Forum: Betty for Veep?

Betty Ford for Vice President? The novel notion has been proposed in some seriousness by Forbes magazine, which argues, reasonably enough, that "all everybody would be talking about, arguing about and enthusing about would be this unique ticket, this extraordinary running mate." Unique it certainly would be. And the sparkling Betty, clearly one of Gerald Ford's greatest political assets, might well help him attract a larger share of the women's vote in an uphill race if he gets his party's nomination next week in Kansas City.

But a husband-wife team? Might that not be carrying nepotism a bit far? And would it...

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