National Affairs: Planks & Possibilities

A smart President, to be reelected, must not overcapitalize on his office. With so much power and prestige at his command he must lean over backward to create the popular notion that being President of all the People is his first consideration and being a partisan candidate for another term is only of secondary importance. Such was President Hoover's air last week. Outwardly he took no official notice whatever of the fact that his party was assembled in Chicago to renominate him.

Yet Herbert Hoover, private citizen, was thoroughly interested, if not downright...

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