GOVERNMENT: False Teeth & Prerogatives

A traditional title that goes with the job of U.S. Comptroller General is "Watchdog of the Treasury." The Comptroller, grizzled, paunchy Lindsay Carter Warren of North Carolina, is proud of the title. He is also justly proud of his reputation in the House of Representatives as a dead-earnest, last-ditch supporter of the Congress' Constitutional right to examine the way the Administration spends every last penny of the people's money.

False Teeth. Last week the House Military Affairs Committee listened while Lindsay Warren recited a long list of reasons why his General Accounting...

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