The Press: What to Say About Jerry

It was probably the roughest caricature of Gerald Ford ever seen in a major U.S. publication: New York magazine last week ran a cover of the President as Bozo the Clown. Some journalists quickly questioned New York's taste and timing in running the burlesque just when Ford was on a national mission abroad. But after the WIN buttons, the list of undistinguished nominations, the drift, the constant domestic travels, the bloopers and the gaffes, few could deny that New York's article inside had brought to the fore some basic questions about the President's capacity to do his job. Many commentators...

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