People, May 8, 1972

The recent Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner in Indianapolis brought out some fine literary ruffles and flourishes. Senator Birch Bayh gave a deft demonstration of cliche clustering with his characterization of "a rubber-stamp candidate chosen by the vested interests in a smoke-filled room." Senator Vance Hartke offered some introspective metaphysics: "What must we seem to the deeper inner selves of ourselves?" And State Democratic Chairman Gordon St. Angelo, when asked if he was trying to get Teddy Kennedy to run for President, showed old Mrs. Malaprop a thing or two: "I haven't made any ovations to him, and he hasn't made any to...

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