Congressman Bites Voter

The mail that basted Congress (TIME, March 23) made some nasty burns. Congressmen were so sorely galled that some of them even forgot that the voter is always right, and struck back blindly.

To an Oregon voter mad about Congress pensions went this answer from Representative Walter M. Pierce's office:

"I am incensed. ... I think you must be a newcomer to Oregon and that it would be well for you to inform yourself about Mr. Pierce because you are evidently off on the wrong track. . . . Members of Congress should be treated with ordinary courtesy and should not...

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