Letters, Jun. 24, 1940

Tough Guy?


. . . What possessed you to write that Roosevelt article and all that guff about the "tough guy" [TIME, June 10] ? Why not give the name of the author of that effusion? Maybe it would turn out to be Charlie Michelson or another New Deal pressman.

But if you're telling us to get behind the President during the next 33 weeks, O. K. Most of us agree we need a leader who can lead and who is a "tough guy." But that doesn't mean we're tossing in...

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