Letters: Apr. 23, 1928

Like Hoover

Sirs:

. . . Your elucidation of Hoover and "Hooverism" [TIME, March 26] was the clearest thing we have had yet. We recently had a city election in Seattle. A successful business man, unknown in politics, opposed by every newspaper and every political agency in the city, won out by the most sweeping majority in the history of Seattle. Like Hoover, he was a "rotten" talker; knew nothing about politics, but the people were willing to judge him by his accomplishments and looked with scorn upon the scathing efforts of the political...