POLITICAL NOTES: Unmistakable Republican

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When Pennsylvania's Governor Ed Martin marched into Philadelphia last week, the event epitomized political history in the making. The key state of Pennsylvania was getting ready to elect Ed Martin to the U.S. Senate. Ed Martin is an unmistakable Republican. The city on which he marched, in the last days of his campaign, is the shrine of traditional Republicanism. And Republicanism, after 14 years of ineffective opposition, was unmistakably resurgent all around the U.S.

It was golden Indian summer when Ed arrived. Rittenhouse Square, hemmed in by the old brownstone houses...

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