Letters to the Editor

March 25, 2014

Tuesday letters: Good government policies work

On March 4, former Sen. and now CEO of the Heritage Foundation Jim DeMint stated on National Public Radio that “it is time to turn this country around” and “our federal government is causing more problems than it is solving.” His lugubrious tone reminded me of Adam Gopnik’s description of American conservatives in the New Yorker magazine as “the most privileged caste in the most powerful country in the most prosperous epoch in the whole history of humankind (who are) always sure that everything is going straight to hell and has mostly already got there.”

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