THE CABINET: New No. 10 Man

Though it was the last created (1913) and hence the "lowest" in rank, the Labor portfolio is easily the fourth most ticklish for a President to assign. His Treasury choice, most ticklish, must have the approval of the American Bankers' Association and Big Business at large. Next most ticklish is picking an Attorney General and on this Presidents invariably consult the American Bar Association. Secretary of State is of less definite, more external importance, causing a President to calculate how his Administration will be regarded by other nations. Then, having suited...

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