To the Editors:
It should have come as no surprise to Americans that Gary Hart overtook Walter Mondale in the early primaries [NATION, March 12]. Many people see Hart as a breath of fresh air in a country that is politically stagnant. Mondale comes across as a politician who helped give away the Panama Canal, allowed American hostages to remain captive in Iran, and used our Olympic athletes as a political tool.
Michael T. Caughey Williamsburg, Va.
Forget the issues. Americans are going to vote for the candidate who looks and sounds the...