Republicans: Stately Pace v. Aggressive Courtship

"After the 1960 campaign," Richard Nixon recalled last week, "Jack Kennedy and I got together for a post mortem. We agreed that while people usually judge a candidate by the number of miles he covers and the number of hands he shakes, that kind of campaign is madness. With modern communications, it is also a waste of time."

Nixon learned other lessons from his joust with John Kennedy, and he is cannily applying them to his primary battles against Michigan's George Romney. The former Vice President's campaign to date in New Hampshire and Wisconsin has...