Notes and Comment

September 1961
New Yorker;9/16/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 31, p33
The article discusses the author's encounter with a man who wished to run anonymously for mayor of New York in 1961. The candidate stated that he wished voters to elect him based on his platform. When asked to give an example of what he would do if elected, the man replied that as a solution to slum housing, there should be an ordinance requiring every landlord to live in the worst apartment in his worst building so that each landlord would maintain all his apartments to a minimum standard.


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