Perot: Not a Wasted Vote

The article "Perot `Dirty tricks' Allegations May Dim His Rising Political Star," Oct. 27, leaves considerable room for improvement. Having watched the relevant sections of Ross Perot's Pittsburgh address and the 60 Minutes interview, I was left with the following impression: Mr. Perot appears to be acting honorably in this circumstance and throughout the entire campaign. Character attacks, innuendo, deceit, and blatant misrepresentation of facts have become standard tools in the political campaigns. Why

is it that by pointing this out, Perot is supposed to be hurting his own credibility? Michael S. Howard, Cobleskill, N.Y.

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