Like Captain Ahab, Bob Dole seems driven by his quest
"What is it, what nameless, inscrutable, unearthly thing is it . . . I so keep pushing, and crowding, and jamming myself on all the time . . . ?"
-- Captain Ahab in Moby Dick, by Herman Melville
Robert Dole would not give in. Looking ghastly, his eyes glittering behind a sallow mask of TV makeup, Dole began a last-ditch 30-min. appeal to the voters of Illinois. Minutes into the live broadcast, the screen went black. Like Captain Ahab, who laughed when a freak storm reversed his ship's compass, Dole...