THE NATION: Distinction

At President Eisenhower's press conference Cowles Publications' Richard Wilson said: "Some people have characterized your legislative program as an extension of the New Deal . . . Would you care to comment?"

The President would indeed. The question obviously nettled him. Hands on hips, he glowered at the reporters. The best comment on that, he snapped, is to take a look at the budget. Look at the Truman budget and at his own budget, and find the direction this Administration is going. The Truman regime was going further & further into debt and at an increasing rate; and the present...

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