The prime qualification for a Director of the Budget is the ability to say "No." The army teaches men to say "No." Army men therefore make good budget men, and the first two Directors of the Budget, were of the army. Last week the third Director of the Budget was chosen and he was of the army too. The tradition now seemed soundly entrenched. Director No. 1 was Brig.-Gen. Charles Gates Dawes. Director No. 2 was Brig.-Gen. Herbert Mayhew Lord. Director No. 3 is Col. James C. Roop, who...

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