Letters: Nov. 2, 1981

Costly Lunch

To the Editors:

No government could afford to feed students the lunch on the cover [Oct. 12]. Fresh lettuce and tomato on a thick hamburger on a toasted bun on a shiny china plate on a tray devoid of graffiti simply do not exist in a school cafeteria.

George Landau Clayton, Mo.

Your title "No Free Lunch" for the story on slashing benefits implies that there was once a lunch that was actually free and that the Administration's attempt to establish fiscal sanity is taking it away. It is this kind of faulty...

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