National Affairs: New Patriots

Often of late in Washington has been heard the phrase, "New Patriots." President Hoover coined it himself to apply to the potent citizens he was drawing into Federal service. To these men he explains that they are patriots because each of them makes a "personal sacrifice" to accept appointment. The "sacrifice" meant by the President in most cases is a heavy loss of income, plus the presumptive inconvenience if not discomfort of leaving home to visit or live in Washington.

The President is extremely proud of his "New Patriots" and of his ability to...

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