Letters, Apr. 16, 1973

Eliminating the Poor

Sir / The rapid increase in food prices at food markets is just a part of Nixon's anti-poverty program. He's planning to eliminate the poor by starving them to death.


Dover, Pa.

Sir / The low-income people were using substitutes and selective buying before the present spiral began, but now they are hanging at the end of the rope with no relief in sight. What we are being told is, if you cannot keep up with the price rise then lower your standard of living.


Livingston, Mont.

Sir / Let 'em eat cake or cheese or fish or less meat...

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