McGovern’s revenge

Before his landslide loss to Richard Nixon in 1972, George McGovern had already reshaped the modern Democratic party at the presidential level through his work on the commission that resulted in the scrapping of the old nominating process. The Boston Globe’s Ideas section has an excellent account of the commission’s impact: “Primary colors: How a little-known task force helped create Red State/Blue State America.”


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