Woodrow Wilson: Departure from Original Americanism, Who runs the Government Now?

Woodrow Wilson, 1913: “Nothing could be a greater departure from original Americanism, from faith in the ability of a confident, resourceful, and independent people, than the discouraging doctrine that somebody has got to provide prosperity for the rest of us. And yet that is exactly the doctrine on which the government of the United States has been conducted lately. Who have been consulted when important measures of government, like tariff acts, like currency acts, and railroad acts, have been considered?”

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