National Affairs: Laureate v. Jackass

No common Congressman is California's white-haired John Steven McGroarty, 72. He is California's poet laureate by act of the Legislature. He sponsors Dr. Francis Everett Townsend's fabulous old age pension plan. And last week he told the Press he had sent a constituent the following letter:

". . . One of the countless drawbacks of being in Congress is that I am compelled to receive impertinent letters from a jackass like you, in which you say I promised to have the Sierra Madre Mountains reforested and that I've been in Congress two months...

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