Specifications for an ideal U. S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James's:
1) Must look, talk, act like a characteristic U. S. citizen, whose sentiments truly reflect the U. S.
2) Should be forceful, direct, able to talk for an hour every other night with hard-hitting Winston Churchill, get the President's views across to the Prime Minister. And vice versa.
3) Should be able to adjust the dated but still lingering economic and ideological conflicts between London and Washingtona conflict summed up by President Roosevelt's sending of Harry Hopkins (extreme New Dealer)...