National Affairs: Doctor's Dilemma

Senator Copeland of New York was once "Dr." Copeland and Chief of the New York Department of Health. Now he aspires to the Democratic Presidental nomination. An unnamed Washingtonian, not respecting his aspirations, wrote a health column such as the Senator used to contribute to Manhattan newspapers:

Question: "Dear Senator: I am afflicted with Presidentialitis and cannot find a cure. Every time I attend one of the clinics to which I have been referred by other advisers, there are so many ahead of me I cannot wait. Please advise."

Answer: "Presidentialitis is an incurable...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!