THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Is the Roving Worth the Risk?

Over these past decades we have modernized almost everything, dramatically altering our styles in food, thought and even love. But our political process, while it has adapted some of the new machines to its purposes, remains a Stone Age device.

And so once again on a calm Friday afternoon all the old fear from Dallas bubbled up against the hearts of Americans. What happened on the sunny street of Sacramento cannot be dismissed in a few days. It casts its shadow over the entire presidential campaign and each of the contenders. In the...

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