Thursday, November 15, 2012
50 Years Ago on the Cover of TIME: George Romney
"Republicans: The Citizen's Candidate".
From the opening paragraph: The father of the compact car got up and dressed at 6 a.m. Usually he takes a prebreakfast jog around the grounds of suburban Detroit's Bloomfield Hills Country Club, which is adjacent to his $150,000 contemporary home. At the very least, he plays a fast game of "compact golf"—six holes, three balls. But on this particular morning, he and his wife Lenore hurried over to the polling place—to vote for George Wilcken Romney, 55, Republican candidate for Governor of Michigan.