Quotation by Alice Roosevelt Longworth

... [Washington] is always an entertaining spectacle. Look at it now. The present President has the name of Roosevelt, marked facial resemblance to Wilson, and no perceptible aversion, to say the least, to many of the policies of Bryan. The New Deal, which at times seems more like a pack of cards thrown helter skelter, some face up, some face down, and then snatched in a free-for-all by the players, than it does like a regular deal, is going on before our interested, if puzzled eyes.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884–1980), U.S. socialite; daughter and cousin of U.S. Presidents. Crowded Hours, ch. 21 (1933).

Longworth's distant cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), was beginning the first of his three-plus terms as President. "New Deal" was his label for his domestic reform program.
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