INDEPENDENTS: Will Gene Be the Spoiler?

If nothing else, Eugene McCarthy is having a bit of fun running for the presidency as an independent. Earlier this month, for example, the former Democratic Senator from Minnesota did what no orthodox candidate ever does: he unveiled his prospective Cabinet.

McCarthy said he would name former North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford to head a combined State and Defense Department; Boston's Mayor Kevin White to oversee the Justice Department and the IRS; former Interior Secretary Walter Hickel, a Republican, to direct the Interior and Agriculture departments; Howard Stein, president of the Dreyfus Fund,...

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