THE PRESIDENT-ELECT Neither Joking nor Singing
When Ike, the President-elect, had had his say on policy and the Korean war, Ike, the old soldier, gave a few brief appraisals of the U.S. forces now in Korea.* He said:
"They're doing just as fine a job as you people could possibly ask.
"It is the most splendidly clothed, cared for army that I think we've ever put in the field.
"It's a force that isn't the wisecracking force, I think, of World War II. It isn't the singing force of World War I. But they're young men who know they're out [there] doing a...