National Affairs: Lese Majeste

To shock its readers, the New Yorker (a little magazine but a considerable financial success, published by the sophisticates of the metropolis for their would-be-sophisticate fellow townsfolk)last week published an article titled "The First Lady" purporting to be an intimate portrait of Mrs. Coolidge, by one Paul A. Burns. Carefully skirting the shoals of libel, his thesis ended very neatly in the port of Lese Majesté:

"Calvin Coolidge is pretty much of a child in the hands of his wife and his exterior frigidity is not reflected in his home life. If it...

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