May 25, 1935 - Editorial - Dust Storm, by George Lorimer

Take the President's Pittsburgh speech, delivered on October 19, 1932, and consider these excerpts from it:

"Now, I am going to disclose to you a definite personal conclusion the day after I was nominated in Chicago. Here it is: Before any man enters my Cabinet he must give me a twofold pledge of -

"1. Absolute loyalty to the Democratic platform and especially to its economic plank.

"2. Complete co-operation with me, looking to economy and reorganization in his department.

"I regard reduction in Federal spending as one of the most important issues of this campaign. In my opinion it is the most direct and effective contribution that government can make to business...." (pg. 22)

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