By Roger Dee (Roger D. Aycock, 1914-2004).
First appearance: Planet Stories, September 1951.
Short short short story (4 pages).
Online at SFFAudio (HERE) (PDF).
"It had taken him ten years to find them—to even convince himself that they existed. Now Manson was ready to kill!"He thinks he knows why things go wrong in the world and he has the cure, but in reality he doesn't have a clue . . .
Comment: Would-be reformers, take note.
Typo: "faning his anger"
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- Last year we featured another story involving what used to be called The Ninth Planet (HERE).