THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Winning Was the Only Thing

One main theme of this election was the burden of Government. Jimmy Carter is smiling. He has been concerned with that problem rather earnestly for months. He plans now to increase the voltage of his assault on spending and excessive Government regulation.

If there was a characteristic shared by the successful candidates, it may have been hard work. For the Washington incumbents, every weekend back home. Dawn-to-dawn traveling, handshaking, exhorting by the challengers.

Jimmy Carter should find good company among these men and women. He works at his desk, at play, maybe even in his sleep.

This might be called the Vince Lombardi...

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