Letters: Oct. 11, 1968

The Roar of the Crowd

Sir: It must have taken something more than editorial candor to include the Essay on black magic in the same issue as a leading story on George Wallace [Sept. 27]. The increased attraction to irrational solutions to our current social problems so prevalent among the American electorate this year is nowhere greater than in the supporters of Wallace. It makes me shudder to think that a politician with his lack of originality could draw such a sizable following. Or perhaps 13.5 million adult Americans can't be wrong. Perhaps, as I enter the voting booth this November, I...

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