The Presidency: The Winter of Discontent

"If I have another month like this," said the President of the U.S. to an aide, "I'm going to give up the job." That was last January, and if Jack Kennedy had not been kidding, he would be back in Boston by now. For February was another gloomy month, and the New Frontier can only hope that March, which came in like a lion, will walk out like a lamb.

At Kennedy's Wednesday morning press conference last week (the afternoon New York Post was back in business, and the President wanted to hit at...

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