Letters, Jul. 22, 1940

For War?


I wondered how long it would be before TIME would smugly report the encouraging increase of pro-war letters.

So at last your policy is showing results! At last your readers, inflicted with slanted news reports, "subtle" editorializing and carefully selected stories, are beginning to react in the approved manner. It must be a great source of personal satisfaction to the editors of TIME to realize that they are using a powerful instrument to prime the people for a "glorious struggle" to "save Democracy" . . . again.

And, of course, just...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!