Letters, Nov. 6, 1972

Sham and Shame

Sir / Re the TIME Essay [Oct. 16] "Is Nobody Indignant Any More?": I certainly want to voice my moral indignation about a man occupying and running for the highest office in the land when he is accountable for a Watergate scandal, ITT, etc. As to the reason other Americans have not raised their voices, I can only assume that Americans badly need something to cheer about rather than condemn; some reason to feel good about their country rather than to feel shame. Nixon has given us an overdose of sham...

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