Press: A Strout Sampler

On American democracy. The only governmental vehicle on earth that has two steering wheels: one for the President, one for Congress. You never can tell who's driving.

On human rights. When Communist Russia and Capitalist America finally stand before the dread Judgment Seat neither, I imagine, will lack for accusers. Yes, Moscow's record on individual liberties is execrable. But the black ghettos in American cities are unforgivable. How can the richest nation countenance them?

On the SALT talks. Are the American negotiators simply poltroons or are they actual traitors? They are bartering away American security.

On America's wealth. We consume one-third of all the...

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