Kitty Provides the Passion

She won't unpack in front of him, but they share everything else

In the iconography of political campaigning, it is traditionally the wife who gazes worshipfully at her husband. In the case of Michael and Kitty Dukakis, it is just as often the candidate who is caught looking starry-eyed at his wife.

The intimacy of Michael and Kitty, unlike that of many political unions, is never questioned. Seeing them together suggests that the lyrics of sappy love songs can be true -- or perhaps that he is the one candidate this year who could be accused of uxoriousness. Marching in a chilly St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago last month, Kitty asked him...

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