Letters, Nov. 3, 1980

Voters' Dilemma

To the Editors:

As the presidential campaign draws to a close [Oct. 13], Jimmy Carter has persuaded me not to vote for Ronald Reagan; Reagan has persuaded me not to vote for Carter; John Anderson has persuaded me not to vote for Anderson. What do I do now?

John J. Burkhart Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.

In view of the dismal record of the Carter Administration, giving it an encore would be like securing your kite to an anchor—no place to go but down.

Patrick E. Freeman Great Falls, Mont.

For a long time we...

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