Letters: Mar. 2, 1962

Saintly George

Sir:

Assuming that George Romney [Feb. 16] wins the Michigan governorship and successfully cleans up the legacy of "Soapy" Williams (certainly no easy task), I would like to propose for the Republicans an unbeatable team: George Romney for President and Margaret Chase Smith for Vice President. Who can better vanquish the creeping hydra of Kennedyism than Saintly George, the dragon killer?

RICHARD N. HALE '65

Brown University

Providence

Sir: The story on Mexican-born George Romney says, "His parents were U.S. citizens (so he presumably meets the 'native-born' constitutional requirement for President)."

I am sure that TIME did not intend this gaffe. The constitutional requirement is...

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