National Affairs: Lamont's Lay

The wildest predictions about the Hoover Cabinet never placed in the Secretaryship of Commerce a man of rebellious originality. Everybody knew that to that office would go some particular Hoover choice (the last to be made as it turned out) who would execute the Hoover program as already established.

Last week Secretary of Commerce Robert Patterson Lamont did what was expected of him when he said YES to all his predecessor's plans and policies, thus:

"When a man of unusual endowment has stayed with a job for nearly eight years as Mr. Hoover did...

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