Your allusion [TIME, May 25] to accepters of "A" gasoline-rationing cards as "meek, mild Milquetoasts" made me hopping mad. If cooperation with the Government in a critical situation denotes a lack of guts, we had better dig up Mr. C. Milquetoast's living counterpart to run the war effort. . . .
Aside from the fact that it was an ill-chosen word, "Milquetoast" does not need "meek and mild" as modifiers; it includes those two adjectives, plus.
R. L. HAGMANN
An "A" cardholder
Mount Vernon, N.Y.
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