Ohio: Son of Mr. Republican

In normally Republican Ohio, some abnormal things are happening. When physicians drove up to a meeting of the Butler County Medical Society, an astonishing number of their cars bore L.B.J. bumper stickers. Yet, at the same time many of those same cars carried a second sticker with another name on it: TAFT.

Embraceable? The extent of the Republican defection to Johnson in Ohio —in one county, a Republican official estimates it at 20%—is surprising. But the fact that many of these same people plan to split their ballots and vote for Republican Robert Taft Jr. for the U.S. Senate is...

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