Anti-Polish nature of cartoon

I am disgusted by the anti-Polish nature of Jeff Danziger's cartoon "In Washington, Everybody's Under Investigation... ," Oct. 16. While the various patrons have Anglo-Saxon names, the kitchen person was given an ethnic name, Krebneski.

The naming of the character tends to reinforce negative and inaccurate stereotypes about Polish-Americans: namely that we are capable of and suitable for only drudge work.

I am certain that Mr. Danziger would not have used the names Garcia or Rossi, and he would not have made the person an African-American. Such bias would be politically incorrect. But this subtle bias directed at Polish-Americans seems to be politically correct. Robert F. Dobek, Washington

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