Letters, Oct. 6, 1980

The Public Mood

To the Editors:

Is the U.S. voter "wary—worried —waiting" [Sept. 15]? You jest. With runaway inflation, forced busing and senseless murders, I'm ready to vote right now. Against every incumbent politician and judge I can get my X on.

James F. Holt Los Angeles

How about "terrified—troubled—trembling"?

Mary Margaret Dragoun Fairfield, Conn.

Your cover picture of worries is preposterous without a large segment labeled HOSTAGES.

Joyce King Lafayette, Calif.

One explanation for the "unexplained phenomenon" of President Carter's 10% lead among women in the polls is that Ronald Reagan abandoned...

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