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Emulating Past Presidents

The author quotes Sen. Lloyd Bentsen's famous "You're no John Kennedy" quip to Vice President Dan Quayle. To that I say, "Thank heavens." If it weren't for Mr. Quayle and the excellent job he did as senator, we would not have had the Patriot missile. And further, Quayle was a working senator. Kennedy was noted for his absenteeism, and he did not sponsor a single bill during his term of office as a United States senator. Dorothy Donnelley Moller, Scottsdale, Ariz.

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