About the Election

About the Election

Michael Dukakis has been a liberal, a champion of fiscal responsibility and in his latest phase an enthusiastic practitioner of industrial policy, translated into cooperation between state government and corporate enterprise on terms exceedingly generous to the latter. His running mate is one of the fattest cats in the senate, no small honor. George Bush runs on the magnificent achievements of Ronald Reagan with a few grace notes of social concern for working mothers, the environment, and even acid rain. His running mate, a handsome nonentity of scarcely visible intellect, turns out, superhawk that he was and is, to have been a draft dodger during the Vietnam war.

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