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Taft's Two Hats Jeffrey Rosen
Category: USA Yesterday Published: May 2018
William Howard Taft's overriding goal as president and chief justice was to exercise the powers of each office as vigorously as possible within constitutional bounds while resisting populist pressures that threatened the rule of law.