Letters, Nov. 3, 1947

Chromium-Plated Madness

Sir:

I am a regular reader of your magazine. Each week I am amazed by your overbearing conceit. Your country has inherited all the idiotic pomp of 19th Century Britain. You are beyond doubt the greatest country in the world, but it is the "Bomb" and your material power that gives you this claim. Your material power has far outstripped your intellectual ability, and you are bereft of moral and spiritual values. . . .

You wish to remove the Veto because it is the stumbling block in the way of your American Century crusade. . . .

That the fate of Palestine,...

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