Chile: A Mandate to Serve

Before last week's congressional elections in Chile, two candidates in the staunchly conservative lake district did not even bother to campaign. They were Christian Democrats and sure to lose. They won. Three party stalwarts offered their names only to fill out the ballot. They were going to Moscow, Bonn and Bern as ambassadors. They won. In fact, practically anyone could have won in Chile last week— if he ran under the banner of Chile's Christian Democratic President Eduardo Frei "This," said Frei, "has been a veritable earthquake."

Down with the Ducks. For Frei (rhymes with day), the elections...

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