National Affairs: Don't Blame Me

In another time and climate, Washington's hoary old dodge-the-blame game might have been amusing. But last week Democrats and Republicans were playing the game for all it was worth over the tragic demise of hardfisted, desperately needed labor legislation. In another part of the capital, Arkansas' John McClellan and his Senate investigating subcommittee continued to document graft, corruption and outright racketeering that led repeatedly to the nation's biggest unions, e.g., the powerful Teamsters, whose boss Jimmy Hoffa is deep in a plan to organize all U.S. transportation. In the face of such evidence...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


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

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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