THE PRESIDENCY: Danger: Residuators at Work

James H. Boren has been sitting beside his Washington telephone waiting for Jimmy Carter to call. Unless there is some contact within the next few days, Boren and his followers will assume that the coming Administration is headed toward trouble, another victim of the federal bureaucracy.

"Any President who sets foot in this town without a full briefing on dynamic inaction, decision-postponement patterns and creative status quo cannot go very far," says Boren. "I've studied Carter, and I think he has great potential if he will just listen. If he does not, he...

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