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“Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. … Their number is negligible and they are stupid.”
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— Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican president in 1954, quoted in:
Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | Truthout

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. … Their number is negligible and they are stupid.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican president in 1954, quoted in:

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | Truthout

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