A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 20, 1971

AS any editor will tell you, these are the doggerel days. Something about — this buoyant season raises journalists to heights of low comedy. Humor in verse and prose streams out of typewriters, the idea being to get at least some of it into print. These attempts rarely succeed. But in the holiday spirit, I felt that a few such offerings should be shared with our readers.

George Church, senior writer in our Business and Economy sections, committed some remarkable "economic carols." Jangled Dems, to the tune of Jingle Bells, starts off: "Democrats, Democrats,...

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