Letters, Nov. 26, 1934

President's Body


Referring to "Sacred Subject" (TIME, Nov. 5, p. 14), by no stretch of the imagination can it sensibly be inferred that Mr. Gay offered an insult to our President. Unlike the demagogic gesture of Chappie, his remarks were consistent.

No doubt the highly sensitive Democratic ego, unused to power and position, would pull a fit of hysteria at even a hint that the chief of the clan was not perfect, but others of ordinary sanity are not upset when facts are mentioned.

Why must this subject be taboo? Are we not...

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