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you see this old concept of scarcity of skill. However, it's very much modified.

I daresay that Moses gets away with whatever he wants to get away with now and the labor unions don't denounce him. They used to pass resolutions against him at their annual meetings, at the same time that they were basking in the sun of the parks and playgrounds that he built for them. Certainly for a person who deliberately did all the things that a good public relations counsel would tell you not to do and never employed any kind of publicity director or public relations adviser, he got away with more popularity and more public praise than anybody I ever knew. I am bound to admit that I think it was true merit being recognized.

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