THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Consoling Promise of Change

It is doubtful that in the next four weeks a grand array of heretofore undetected leadership talents in Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan will be revealed and illuminated by the campaign. But the promise that keeps America going matter this disappointing political exercise is that no matter how the election insignificant out, the U.S. will get a new Government. That is not an insignificant consolation or benefit.

Vast sections of Carter's Administration are sleepwalking, drifting through time until the decision. Hundreds of people right up to Cabinet level are expecting to be swept out of power no matter what...

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