Letters, Nov. 3, 1958

Before the Polls


Nobody expects the President to come up with anything except platitudes. I'm a lifelong Republican, but for the first time in my 53 years I'm voting Democratic. Straight, too. And that's the way it'll be until it's proved to me that there's leadership instead of press-agentmanship in the G.O.P. And Nixonman-ship is not leadership.




Vice President Nixon is truly the old hellcat when he says [Oct. 13]: "The only way we could get the crooks out of the Truman Administration was to put them in jail." What...

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