Is Betty Ford a Moral Edsel?

Buckley Jr., Wm.F.
December 1975
National Review;12/5/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p1369
The article offers perspectives on U.S. First Lady Betty Ford. According to the author, he defers to no one in his admiration of womanhood, as witness the fact that the national television audience has over once had the occasion to savor his views upon the subject. The author hopes that Susan, Ford's daughter, would understand the author's use of that preposition in conjunction with the First Lady.


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