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Well, Then, Who?

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To describe Martin F. Nolan, former Washington bureau chief and editorial page editor of The Boston Globe, as “an American journalist” is like calling Cyrano’s nose “big,” though the rest of Nolan’s Wikipedia page gives a pretty good sense of the man.  He wrote last week to say, I agree that Nancy Pelosi is fully qualified to run and win. But several things, historical and personal: Speakers do not flourish in the Electoral College. Ask Henry Clay, Schuyler Colfax and John Garner. Old Cactus Jack did become FDR’s VP, thanks to a delegate deal worked out at the 1932 Dem