THE ADMINISTRATION: Nincompoops at Work

Out of Frankfurt last week came the kind of story that more & more headlines are made of: the Army had investigated TVA Chairman Gordon R. Clapp, and found him unfit for a temporary occupation job in Germany. The officer who leaked the story would not let his name be used, but he was willing to make a few large remarks under the protection of anonymity. ". . . Why would he be permitted to remain as head of TVA?" he asked. "I think it is a terrible situation and ought to get an airing."

It was indeed a terrible...

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