Letters: Dec. 14, 1970

Yentas, Unite

Sir: Your piece on Martha Mitchell [Nov. 30] was quite amusing, but you failed to spell out one thing. What happens when the size of the mouth exceeds that of the brain to such an extent that one completely overpowers the other? I would say it's idiocy over intellect by a wide margin, which is precisely what is happening in Washington today.

Only in the present climate could somebody like M.M.¬óremember when those initials stood for someone lovely?¬óthrive, and the only compensation is that, by a kind of prosaic justice, the Attorney...

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