Forum, Jun. 7, 1976

Reagan v. Ford: Elephants at War

To the Editors:

What crossover vote [May 17]? Did anyone ever think that people voted for Ronald Reagan to protest Gerald Ford and the pardon he gave to former President Nixon? Reagan had the issues: foreign policy, national security, the post offices and the Panama Canal giveaway.

So I believe that Ford does have a contender. Though Ford says Reagan doesn't know what he's talking about, apparently some folks believe he does, and they showed their views in the primary elections.

Betty Pair Seagraves, Texas

I am a Democrat but I voted for Gerald Ford in my state's primary....