Letters, Jan. 2, 1950

Archaic Principle?

Sir:

Professor W.P. Webb declares flatly that "the principle of the Republican Party itself was archaic and had been archaic for years" [TIME, Dec. 5]. I object, on the grounds that if the dignity and creative force of an individual is not to be preferred over the extended palm of the laissez-faire masses, if free enterprise is not to be preferred over nationalization of business (and professions), if a sound government economy is not to be preferred to a government pledged to spending and the increasement of the national debt, and if...

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