National Affairs: No Jobs, No Work

Into the White House one day last week walked Chairman Dr. Hubert Work of the Republican National Committee for a three-hour conference with President Hoover. When he came out, he joked with newsgatherers about a man who had been "hired and fired in ten minutes." A mystified Press soon learned that Dr. Work had resigned his high political post.

Dr. Work resigned because he is 69 and his post is an empty honor. What he wanted out of the Hoover victory was not office (although Postmaster Generalship had been offered him) but power. As National...

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