CAMPAIGN '96: IS IT POLLING OR IS IT PUSHING?

AS PAT BUCHANAN ROSE IN THE POLLS IN IOWA, the Dole campaign began to panic--and to plot. It quietly added some new and pointed questions to its routine polling. Its telephone polltakers began asking hundreds of voters in New Hampshire whether they would be more or less inclined to vote for Buchanan if they knew he once said that women lacked "ambition and the will to succeed," and that South Korea, Taiwan and Japan should be armed with nuclear weapons. More than 70% of those polled said they would be less likely to vote for Buchanan. Thus a campaign was born....

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