Letters, Sep. 17, 1979

New Economists

To the Editors:

The elite newly minted economics profs [Aug. 27] are finally suspecting what average Americans have long known: that the taproot of economic woe is bloated Federal Government, in all its capricious, self-conflicting splendor.

Robert Nicholls

Newark, Del.

An economist named John Maynard Keynes

Was reputed to have lots of brains

But his theories quit working

And now people are smirking

And they're toppling his statue with chains.

Russ Genet

Fairborn, Ohio

As children of the free-spending 1960s and beneficiaries of an educational system fattened by large infusions of Government money, the...

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