The Nation: TRYING TO BE ONE OF THE BOYS

In the Democratic cloakroom just off the Senate floor, Hubert Humphrey cracked, "Segretti did it. It had to be one of the dirty-trick guys.'' Los Angeles Times Cartoonist Paul Conrad lost not a second in sketching a lascivious Jimmy Carter fantasizing over the Statue of Liberty—undraped. A Californian just back from a trip winked at his wife and announced: "I've got that Jimmy Carter feeling."

The implausible linkage of Jimmy Carter to lechery stemmed from some afterthought views on sexual mores that the candidate expressed in a wide-ranging interview that will appear in the...

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