THE CONGRESS: Deep in the Brush

Each year at about this time, when most other people are thinking about spring, Congressmen are figuring out how to spend the taxpayers' money to the best effect. The work is usually done in the thick underbrush of ten-to eleven-digit figures, so that distant observers scarcely know what is going on. It was that way last week.

Movements and noises in the bushes indicated that Administration forces, talking hoarsely about economizing, were also doing their best to uphold the President's most far-reaching fiscal policies, which Harry Truman had admitted would put the...

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