Candidate at Sea

A handful of Minnesota political amateurs who hope to elect their first U.S.

President last week won their first and easiest victory. The Minnesota G.O.P.

committee officially endorsed their candidate¬óbig, able Lieut. Commander Harold Stassen (who looks, in garrison cap, like a younger Eisenhower). From now on, their work will be more difficult.

They must campaign for a candidate who (because of Navy regulations) cannot admit he is running. They must convince everyone that his candidacy is no stalkinghorse for Wendell Willkie (many a Stassenite is, in fact, no Willkieite).

And they must prove that Stassen has a chance.

The two men who will...

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