January 23, 1988 |
The Secret Service code name for Democratic presidential hopeful Paul Simon is "Scarlet," and as he stood before six gray silos on a snowswept hill here Friday afternoon, his cheeks and ears were red enough to merit the name. But Simon braved the bitter winds to unleash a few blasts of his own, mostly at the man he says is his chief rival to win the Iowa caucuses 17 days away. Missouri Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, he said, has not shown "the consistent support for family farms that I have. . . .