Logan, Andy
May 1981
New Yorker;5/18/1981, Vol. 57 Issue 13, p152
The article focuses on the views of political leaders about the budget crisis in the U.S. Most politicians talk about poverty, foreign enemies, and justice to address their constituency. To have the money for the said problems, the author cites the interview of Joe Laitin, a press aid under the five presidents, from U.S. President John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter, who said that the money came from a contingency fund.


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