Forum, Oct. 28, 1974

The Economy: Piecemeal Suicide?

To the Editors:

It is incredible to watch my Republican Party continue to commit piecemeal suicide, the latest shocker being the proposed 5% surtax on the middle and working classes.

The same mistake that was made in Viet Nam and Korea, that of asking only a portion of the citizens to sacrifice, is being made in our own domestic Viet Nam. The longtime generosity and patience of the middle and working classes are fast coming to an end. Nothing turns an American off so much as a lack of fairness. And it...

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