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Quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt
This will not be disloyalty but will show that as members of a party they are loyal first to the fine things for which the party stands and when it rejects those things or forgets the legitimate objects for which parties exist, then as a party it cannot command the honest loyalty of its members.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), U.S. First Lady, author, and speaker. From It's Up to the Women (1933). As quoted in Eleanor and Franklin, ch. 36, by Joseph P. Lash (1971).
As a new First Lady, she was exhorting women to reject their political parties' candidates "when the need arises."
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