Letters, Feb. 27, 1950

Socialist Do-Gooder

Sir:

. . . TIME [Feb. 6] says: "By temperament, training and conviction, Clement Attlee was as far from being either a spendthrift or a dictator as any man could be" . . .

[Attlee] is an "objective" and ruthless man, and his behavior is typical of the Socialist do-gooder, who would sacrifice any person to his own beliefs.

CHARLES WEEKS Atherton, Calif.

Sir:

At long last you have seen fit to pay a tribute to Clement Attlee. Like our own General Marshall, he was one of the gyroscopic personalities who helped lead...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!