Charles Krauthammer's "Why Americans Hate Politicians," on the impact of negative political ads, offers great insight into our system ((ESSAY, Dec. 9)). Perhaps the bad feelings that negative ads generate have contributed to the nation's present state of malaise. The time has come for all parties to pick up their shovels and remove the mud piles once and for all.
David A. Wilson
We who support limits on the terms of office for elected officials are not trying to make government more effective. We are trying to regain control of it!
Albert C. Osborn