Letters, Dec. 1, 1980

Letters

Tough Town

To the Editors:

You write about Washington [Nov. 10] as others do, but no one does anything about it. Let's see what the man from California will do about it. I suspect that he will soon have far more sympathy for Jimmy Carter than he has ever thought possible.

Albert R. Phillips

Ocean Park, Me.

Roger Rosenblatt complains that, in comparison with Boston, professors do not count in Washington. I haven't suffered from a lack of parties to attend. What I do miss in the capital, like Mr. Rosenblatt, are ideas. The bureaucrats, businessmen, journalists, lawyers, lobbyists, politicians and sycophants who constitute our...

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