The Nation: G.O.P. DONNYBROOK

"Electable"—that will be the buzz word dominating the bitter Republican struggle, probably right down to the convention floor in Kansas City, Aug. 16. The argument will be whether Gerald Ford or Ronald Reagan will have a better chance of beating the formidable Jimmy Carter in November. The very fact that doubts are being cast on the electability of a sitting President with the traditional advantages of incumbency is a measure of the trouble Ford is in. It is also a measure of how far Reagan has come...