THE ADMINISTRATION: The Road Show Goes West

"You make me feel like I'm back in the campaign," Jimmy Carter laughingly told a woman in Los Angeles last week. And, in a sense, he was. Under increasing criticism—from liberals, who regard him as too much of a penny-pinching conservative, and from labor leaders, who complain that parts of his energy programs could put many blue-collar Americans out of work—Carter took to the hustings again by making a whirlwind, campaign-style tour of California. There he confronted some of his critics and demonstrated that even in a state that he lost by...

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