Republicans: On the Track with George & Jack?

It is never too soon to begin thinking about the next presidential election, and Governor George Romney is one Republican who, fairly obviously, has started thinking. Romney has already started observing several tried and true rules for early season aspirants.

One rule is to go around the country making speeches—preferably "nonpolitical" and therefore noncontroversial. Since Jan. 1, Romney has had seven such engagements, including two Lincoln Day addresses. The subject: "moral principles." For example, he told a newspaper association meeting that "our drift away from principle, too often encouraged by the...

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