Harry S. Truman wrote,
Republicans approve of the American farmer, but they are willing to help him go broke.
They stand four-square for the American home — but not for housing.
They are strong for labor — but they are stronger for restricting labor’s rights.
They favor minimum wage — the smaller the minimum wage the better.
They endorse educational opportunity for all — but they won’t spend money for teachers or for schools.
They think modern medical care and hospitals are fine — for people who can afford them.
They consider electrical power a great blessing — but only when the private power companies get their rake-off.
They think American standard of living is a fine thing — so long as it doesn’t spread to all the people.
And they admire the Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it.