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Your story should have been titled "How the President Could Encourage, Cajole and Bully Congress to Try to Fix the U.S. Economy" [June 2]. For each of your economic issues, the President has little if any direct or unilateral power. No doubt every President has secretly shared Theodore Roosevelt's daydream: "If I could only be President and Congress too for just 10 minutes." But without an explanation of the President's actual powers, your article sets up yet another generation of Americans to be disillusioned when its chosen candidate fails to produce the promised...

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