With The General Out, Where Will Ce Os Line Up?

Edson D. de Castro, chief executive of Xenometrix Inc. in Boulder, Colo., was thrilled by the prospect of General Colin L. Powell running for President. Like many in Corporate America, de Castro was intrigued by the retired general's leadership skills and his mix of fiscal conservatism and social moderation. Now that Powell has ruled out the '96 race, de Castro, whose company makes toxicology testing-equipment company, is glumly mulling the options. He'll probably vote for "the least bad" choice--perhaps Bob Dole, although he views the Senate Majority Leader as a typical politician who "blows with the wind."

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