Letters, Feb. 11, 1980

Grain Weapon

To the Editors:

I, for one, am damn glad that President Carter has embargoed grain sales to the Soviets [Jan. 21]. It is high time we stopped feeding our enemies in the pursuit of profit. If the Soviets want to feed their people, let them beat their tanks and cannons into plowshares.

Robert E. Spohr Hamilton, N. Y.

The embargo on grain will come to be known as a grievous error in judgment. Grain will find its way to the U.S.S.R. through bogus buyers and sellers and middlemen.

A simpler and more effective solution to the President's urge to strike back at the Soviets...

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