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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1510
AUTHOR:T.R.B. (1898–  )
QUOTATION:Ike has picked a cabinet of eight millionaires and one plumber.
ATTRIBUTION:T.R.B. (RICHARD STROUT), “Washington Wire,” New Republic, December 15, 1952, p. 3.

  The plumber was secretary of labor Martin Durkin of Chicago, head of the Journeyman Plumbers and Steamfitters Union. See William Safire, Safire’s Political Dictionary, pp. 195–96 (1968).
SUBJECTS:Presidency
 
 
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