THE PRESIDENCY: Relief & Yardstick

Last week President Roosevelt spent seven more sunny days aboard the Nourmahal in Bahaman waters. All the U. S. heard of him was the tick-tick of wireless bulletins received and distributed to the Press at Miami. While the President played, the professional poor made the most of his absence from Washington. Rain-bedraggled radicals trudged back & forth in front of the White House bearing placards: "Nero Fiddled While Rome Burned—Roosevelt Fishes While the Unemployed Starve."

The President, however, dropped his fishing tackle and started home the instant his services were really needed...

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