HILLARY and OBAMA: Hillary Clinton, meet Thomas Dewey

Hillary Clinton, meet Thomas Dewey.

He was the supposed Republican shoo-in for president in 1948 against the incumbent Democrat Harry Truman.

On election eve, a headline in the Chicago Tribune screamed "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN."

The nation's pundits were convinced of a Dewey victory. He had been elected governor of New ...

Bruce Fein