Letters, Aug. 22, 1960

Politics & Pokes

Sir:

If I were of voting age, I would cast my November ballot for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket because the election of a Catholic and a Southerner would be one of the greatest triumphs over bigotry in our history.

RAYMOND McKAY Alvin, Texas

Sir:

As an afterthought on the proceedings of the Democratic Convention at Los Angeles, it occurs to me that the choice of Jack Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson as the Democratic team violates Deuteronomy 22:10, where it says: "Thou shalt not plow with an ox and an ass together." The wide...

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