AMERICAN NOTES: And Now...1976!

The nation is just beginning to collect its wits after the last campaigns, but the pollsters, always looking onward and upward, have already zeroed in on 1976. Two days after the election Louis Harris produced a trial heat that showed Ted Kennedy running ahead of Spiro Agnew in the presidential sweepstakes 51% to 43%. The pollsters, like journalists, are just doing their job of course, but presidential campaigns are already too long. It is a bit depressing to begin them four years in advance.

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