The Big Picture

August 1978
New Republic;8/5/78-8/12/78, Vol. 179 Issue 6/7, p3
Examines the political leadership situation in the United States. Author's claim that Congress is demonstrating again that it is not a body capable of constructive leadership; Period in the U.S. cycle when the Congress appears to be stronger than the President; Observation that President Jimmy Carter's popularity is declining even though the fact remains that he is decent and working hard; Conflict between Carter and Congress on various issues such as the tax bill which favors the rich.


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