Letters: Jun. 23, 1961

Mr. Conservative


The comments of Senator Goldwater [June 16] and his disciples frighten the hell out of me. His suicidal ideas would have led him to martyrdom and glory had he existed during the revolutionary period, but in 1961 they are as out of place as Liz Taylor at a Tupperware* party.

Perhaps he prefers death to a Communist-dominated world. Political ideologies have flourished and died. Can we, with any serious thought, assume that democracy or Communism is the ultimate goal of existence ?

Why must Senator Goldwater endanger the whole human race in his...

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