Letters: Judging Leaders

Like Gary Hart ((NATION, May 18)), I am an angry, defiant man. Having endured the shallow Reagan Administration, I do not believe the nation can afford another political debacle in 1988. So I am angry that Hart would take the Democratic presidential nomination so lightly. I defy him to convince me that his behavior was not selfish and stupid.

Carl McFarland Jr.


It is unbelievable that Senator Hart has been forced out of the race for the presidency of the U.S. because of a trifling indiscretion. Do Americans really insist that their leaders be models of sexual morality? What the...