Social Splurges & Bad Taste
"America's mission is to vulgarize the world," said Thomas Carlyle. I think he is borne out by your account of the doings in Washington of so-called society under the Democratic Administrations [TIME, March 143.
MARY C. WHITEHEAD Baltimore, Md.
. . . TIME aimed a sneak punch at Democratic President Truman which landed plump on the good-womanly face of Hostess Perle Mesta. Shame on TIME . . .
ARTHUR W. BOWLER Boston, Mass.
... It seems to me that Mrs. Perle Mesta could find something more...