Quotation by Theodore Roosevelt

The old parties are husks, with no real soul within either, divided on artificial lines, boss-ridden and privilege-controlled, each a jumble of incongruous elements, and neither daring to speak out wisely and fearlessly on what should be said on the vital issues of the day.
Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. Speech, August 6, 1912, at the Progressive Party Convention, Chicago, Illinois.
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