Essay: Primary? What Primary?

Primary? What Primary?

To his credit as a Cal Coolidge conservative, President Bush does not interfere with the internal affairs of a sovereign nation, the United States. Since all agree that the country's internal affairs are in woeful shape, this should give the Democrats a fine opportunity to pelt him with rotten fruit and dead cats in the most important political yard sale of the quadrennium, next February's New Hampshire primary. Here in New Hampshire, however, we are looking at our watches and asking, "What Democrats? What primary?"

The only announced candidate to show up so far is Paul Tsongas, a decent fellow who...

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