Quotation by William Howard Taft

Well, from what you tell me I should say that it was not only a landslide but a tidal wave and holocaust all rolled into one general cataclysm.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. Taft to his Secretary of State, Philander C. Knox, who had called the election returns of 1910 "a landslide." Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide, 2: 556, Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930).
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