TITLE

Zero-Based Politics

PUB. DATE
March 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;3/31/79, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the application of the concept of zero-based budgeting to the United States federal government, public administration, and politics under President Jimmy Carter. Carter's lack of any preemptive right to renomination by the Democratic party simply because he is the Democratic incumbent; Psychological inertia that Democrats may feel as they face 1980 elections; Screening out the advantages and disadvantages of incumbency; Senator Edward Kennedy's formulation of the traditional liberal critique of Carter's domestic program.
ACCESSION #
11081050

 

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