Letters, Jul. 30, 1951

Independents for Ike?

Sir:

Now is the time to start a new party. Eisenhower is the man to head it. Call it the Independence Party. "Independents for Eisenhower"— that would be the slogan. He would get the support of the better element in both the Republican and Democrat parties. Taft can't win, and as for Truman—may God save us from the form of American Communism that his regime is fastening upon us.

It is Eisenhower's plain duty to run—just as it was Washington's duty to lead the Continental army. Let's draft him. The country...

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