A reader from Chicago writes: “I loved the ending of your web article, What a Crock. It is so simple and to the point. I find
lately that there are sooooo many people I would love to have just ‘shut up’!
“Perle and his book I find very scary. How will the rest of the world react to his views, a man
who has been on the Defense Policy Board for years and years and served as its chairman in the
present administration? As you say, of course his views will be tied to the administration. And I
find them more than controversial: They are dangerous and inciteful. Those who feel threatened
by the United States may well feel that in order to stop us, they have no choice but to attack the
United States on our own soil and furthermore have nothing to lose.
“The gray clouds over my head get thicker and thicker. I wish I could laugh at these things
sometimes the way my husband does.”