Letters, Oct. 28, 1935

Dead Hog & Roast Pork

Sirs:

. . . I am particularly annoyed by the manner you burlesque or satirize Roosevelt's speech [TIME, Oct. 7], apparently with the purpose of trying to make him appear slightly ridiculous. . . . You can make a person stand in a favorable light or unfavorable yet remain strictly within the truth.

I may say "I ate dead hog for dinner," or I can say "I ate roast pork." In both cases I would be correct. The President could get "scattered cheers," or he could get applause. Both are...

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