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Quotation by Adlai Stevenson
The Republican party makes even its young men seem old; the Democratic Party makes even its old men seem young.
Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965), U.S. Democratic politician. Quoted in Earl Mazo, Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait, ch. 7 (1959).
Comparing the Republican Party nominee for vice president Richard Nixon, to the septuagenarian Democratic vice president Alben Barkley, during the 1952 presidential race.
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