DEMOCRATS: Out with the Plutogogues

To and fro in the almost empty Senate chamber shambled hulking, crag-faced Paul H. (for Howard) Douglas of Illinois, zestfully booming out the long jargon phrases of higher economics. White crew-cut hair bristling, Democrat Douglas last week was declaiming on an emerging issue in 1960 politicking: the state of the U.S. economy after seven years of Republican stewardship. Prompting his performance was his Joint Economic Committee's report on a year-long study of U.S. employment, growth and price levels.

Onetime Economics Professor Douglas (University of Chicago) gave his argument a semantic slant, turned...

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