Letters, May 13, 1946

Before If Becomes Cake

Sirs:

. . . Look! . . . The Administration has ways at its disposal to get [U.S. surplus] wheat and send it overseas. If things really get tough, we will accept rationing. Of course we will groan and grumble and protest, but that only expresses our discomfort, not our displeasure.

Is there anyone who is really fool enough to think that an appreciable amount of grain will be saved by voluntary sacrifice? I go into the grocery store and there is a cake. I buy that cake because I know that...

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