THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Majesty in a Democracy

The Presidency

Mjaesty in a Democracy

We are now going through an orgy of assessing Cabinet posts, White House staff positions, likely bills to be drafted, executive orders to be issued, offices to be assigned, and all the rest of the measures we apply to help size up a new Administration.

The operation at this point is largely mechanical, with charts and lists and numbers and dates—the clanking and wheezing of a new Government trying to recover from the shock of winning an election and actually hauling itself into the White House on Jan. 20 with some idea of how to make the...

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