TITLE

What Stevenson Can Do

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Gerald W.
PUB. DATE
December 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;12/24/56, Vol. 135 Issue 26, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on U.S. politician Adlai Stevenson. He has seen fit to hang himself, politically. His proclamation, made flatly and with no reservation, that he will not run again means that the next Democratic aspirant need waste no time plotting and intriguing to get rid of Stevenson, but can give all his attention to demonstrating his own qualifications. At the same time it will release Stevenson for the job at which he should have been working for the past four years. While Stevenson was still a putative candidate his efforts along this line were subject to discount on the score of personal ambition. Knowing that, for four years he worked with mucilage and sticking-plaster at a job that cannot be done right with anything less than blowtorch and soldering-iron.
ACCESSION #
14435868

 

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