[Ads-l] Truman quote

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 7 13:53:22 EDT 2016


Here's a unverified match:

Year: 1963
Periodical: Holiday
Volume 34
Quote Page 96
Database: Google Books Snippet; Data may be inaccurate

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In his talks about government and politics, Truman does not bother to
observe such inhibiting niceties as a polite non-partisan decorum.
"They'll never make a kindly statesman out of me," he says. One day a
schoolboy at the Library asked him to describe the difference between
the Democrats and the Republicans. "Democrats work to help people who
need help," he said. "That other party, they work for people who don't
need help. That's all there is to it."
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On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 9:25 AM, David Daniel <dad at coarsecourses.com> wrote:
> Any of the quote sleuths out there know if this Truman quote is legit?
> "Democrats work to help people who need help. That other party, they work
> for people who don't need help. That's all there is to it." Thanks.
> DAD
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