POLITICAL NOTES: Economy at Last

"I feel like a father expecting his firstborn. I awaited a big, healthy, bouncing child, and find a small, puny, anemic, undernourished, undersized baby. I love the little brat, but I am disappointed. . . ."

Thus did swart little Mayor Fiorello Henry LaGuardia of Greater New York (childless but the parent of a small adopted daughter) describe the economy bill finally passed in his city's behalf last week by the State Legislature, ending a conflict in which a Fusion-Republican Mayor and a Regular Democratic Governor had bucked a Tammany-influenced Legislature for...