That the President is often a mean-spirited man is no discovery; that he struggles painfully to overcome or conceal his character is also clear. But a president sets the tone of his administration and Nixon is no exception.
Well, what is the tone of his administration thus far? Essentially, it is set by small-minded men. High moral principles accompany heavy budget cutting. Every citizen knows, for instance, that money is the key to the problems of the city; the rest is talk. So far, this administration is one of talk, while money is not forthcoming except for military ends....
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