In another attempt to discredit and belittle the presidency of Ronald Reagan, now hopelessly deep in the grips of alzheimer’s disease, the Boston Globe is resorting to letters to the editor—some from far away points outside its circulation zones—to carry on its campaign against the popular former chief executive.

Today the editorial page editors of the Globe reached out to Iowa to get and publish a lengthy anti-Reagan letter supposedly written by a man from Iowa City—a long, long way from Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.