National Affairs: Economic Goodliness

It was once said, and wisely: "There is more Hoover in the Administration than any other one person." And what does Herbert Hoover typify? Economic goodliness, organizing skill, a harmless personality with neither pungent anecdotes nor the taint of scandal. And what does the Coolidge Administration typify? The same things.

If historians need one proud sentence to pin on the Coolidge Administration, they might do well to take the opening pronouncement of Secretary of Commerce Hoover's annual report issued last week: "The fiscal year 1925-26 has been one never surpassed in our history in...

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