Letters: Jul. 11, 1969

Bleeding the Sick

Sir: "The Ideology of Fed-Upness" [June 27] should sound a warning to our political leaders, especially those who can influence U.S. policy on taxation. Continuing the surtax and increasing sales taxes is very like the medical practice of bleeding the sick in George Washington's day. When our body politic is sick from war and urban blight, we bleed the middle-class that is its life force, while privilege and "the caissons go rolling along."

MRS. W. CORWIN CHASE Vaughn, Wash.

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