THE PRESIDENCY: Lubrication of Candidates

Those who climb to high places have a toilsome journey. One slip of the foot, as on a drop of oil, may cause the climber to lose in one day what he has gained in many months of effort. All aspirants for the Presidency were disturbed more or less last week by the slippery climbing.

Calvin Coolidge. There is no doubt that so far as oil is concerned the President is personally a teetotaler. He has, however, the difficulty of an inherited Cabinet, several members of which are, rightly or wrongly, oil-marked in...

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