The Nation: The Future Begins on Nov. 4

Carter and Reagan offer the voters a difference that really matters

Amid the whirlwind of emotions over the late-late TV showdown debate and the American hostages, U.S. voters will go to the polls on Nov. 4 to make an irrevocable choice with which they will have to live for at least four years. Despite the confusion caused by the shifting positions of the presidential candidates and the hyperbole and innuendo of a disappointing campaign, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan offer, in many ways, clear-cut and contrasting choices. Whatever other...

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