Letters, Oct. 22, 1934

The Man Bilbo


. . . Like most "Yankee publications" you can't resist the temptation to have your dirty, untruthful dig at Southerners, but this time you are not content to censure and abuse the living, you must take a dirty crack at the dead. The sentences to which I refer [TIME, Oct. 1] read in this manner: ''As unique as its cooking is the South's propensity for sending strange characters as its ambassadors to the U. S. Senate. Because of the political degeneracy of the one-party system, the incompetence of the Deep...

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