January 1975
New Republic;1/25/75, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p6
Points out that the United States political system is facing an extraordinary test as the country strives to solve its economic problems before it develops into a depression. Divided executive and legislative powers unique among modern states; Conflict between the tax reduction programs of the Democrats in Congress and President Gerald Ford; Congressional Democrats' attempt to act like a parliamentary shadow government; Need for wisdom, unity and speed which so far have been absent.


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