Draft Issue's Shadow on the Campaign

Regarding the news article "Clinton Leads Race, but Can't Shake Draft Issue," Sept. 24: I find it amusing that Gov. Bill Clinton is being condemned for his opposition to war and lack of military experience. Bush supporters have called Mr. Clinton a "dodger" as well as someone who has evaded the draft.

It is comforting to know that Clinton has opposing views on violence. He could be a president who will bring about some change without military force. I can agree with the argument: What happens if the United States was under siege by some other foreign power? But then again, aren't there more than enough military advisers in the government? I stand behind Clinton and his antiwar background. M. Nauman, Kirkland, Wash.

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

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