The Nation: Guess Who's for Richard Nixon

THERE is no way of telling a Democrat for Nixon unless he says he is one, but the defectors come from all segments of the party and from all parts of the country. James and Elliott Roosevelt have joined their brother John, long a Republican, in backing the President. That leaves just two of F.D.R.'s children—Franklin Jr. and Anna Halsted—remaining faithful to the party.

No incumbent Democratic Governor, Senator or Congressman has come out for Nixon (whatever their private reservations about McGovern), but several mayors have, including Frank Rizzo of Philadelphia, David Kennedy...