Tipper Gore cartoon

How sad to see Tipper Gore depicted in Jeff Danziger's cartoon July 15 as listening to "Happy Days Are Here Again" backward as if to find some disguised lyrics in that old campaign theme. The lyrics that Mrs. Gore had the courage to confront in some popular music do not need playing backward as any detective method to perceive how insidious is the message to our young people and how destructive to a safe and progressive society.

Many of us should follow Gore's example as lifting a voice of reason. Politicians are fair game; a concerned mother isn't. Betty Pittman, Orlando, Fla.

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