Three-Way Gridlock

Traffic gets snarled on the road to Atlanta

On the old Mickey Mouse Club, Wednesday was officially dubbed "Anything Can Happen Day." But for the star-crossed Democrats, it was Super Tuesday that ushered in the season of anything-can-happen politics. The members of the Democratic troika, Michael Dukakis, Albert Gore and Jesse Jackson, each declared victory as they split almost equally the 20-state delegate harvest. But the fates decreed that the 9.5 million Democratic voters would deprive any contender of the kind of breakthrough that would unfuddle the nomination muddle. In fact, the verdict on Super Tuesday for the Democrats, unlike that for the Republicans, may be that never before...

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