THE PRESIDENCY: Prosperity Rampant

As nearly an eternal verity as anything can be in the chancy game of U. S. politics is the rule that the nation will not vote a party out of office when it feels that the times are prosperous and believes they will remain so. It was by that rule that Calvin Coolidge shaped his campaign in 1924, that Herbert Hoover made "permanent prosperity" with a chicken in every pot and two cars in every garage the major theme of his campaign in 1928. Last week it became apparent that Franklin Roosevelt was...

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