Letters to the Editor

March 23, 2014

Letter | Walter Williams government assistance theory equals Social Darwinism

In his Op-Ed essay (Feb. 20), Walter E. Williams posed a thought-experiment for his readers: some elderly widows are too frail to mow their lawns and too poor to hire help. Would we resent it if 1) we were forced to personally mow the lawns, or 2) we were forced to personally pay to have the job done, or 3) we were taxed so the government could effect it?

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