Nation: Who's in Charge Here?

Reagan's campaign suffers from disorganized staff work

So far, victory has been especially sweet for Ronald Reagan because he has not had to share the credit with anyone. Ever since he fired Campaign Manager John Sears last February, Reagan has been his own boss, and who can argue with success? He breezed through most of the primaries, brushing aside his opponents without really seeming to be trying. But as a Republican strategist who backs Reagan says, "It was historical momentum rather than operational depth or skill that won it." When the going gets rough in the months ahead, Reagan will...

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