Robin Hood Politics
Sir: Apparently the President's Commission on Racial Disorders [March 8] would like to impose a feeling of guilt on the self-supporting middle-class American for achieving what he has. In most cases, he has earned his position, not through family or friends, but through traditional hard work. However, when he winces at the proposals of increased taxes on his property and income to meet the demands of the unemployed and underemployed, he is variously pegged as racist or materialist. Robin Hood politics creates only dependency and defeatism within the rank and file,
(MRS,) KRISTIN WARMAN Philadelphia
Sir: I note the faults found...