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All over the Union, people are coming to feel that they have no control over the course of affairs... ‘We vote; we are offered the platform we want; we elect the men who stand on that platform; and we get absolutely nothing.’ So they begin to ask: ‘What is the use of voting? We know that the machines of both parties are subsidized by the same persons, and therefore it is useless to turn in either direction.

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The New Freedom, chapter 1 (1913) 1913

Submitted by Normando on February 09, 2020

Woodrow Wilson

28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)

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