TITLE

The Superficial Aspect

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Gerald W.
PUB. DATE
March 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;3/28/55, Vol. 132 Issue 13, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views of U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon about U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Nixon said, the Republican Party is not strong enough today to elect a President. Americans have to have a man, who is strong enough to elect the party. Nixon's suggestion that Eisenhower should be the Trojan horse through whose instrumentality a party that the people do not want may be introduced into the citadel is highly practical politics, but it is also monumental trickery. And for Eisenhower to lend himself to trickery on that scale would be a repudiation of his whole character as the public has envisaged it.
ACCESSION #
14444597

 

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