Where is the man who will lead the Americans out of Babylon? Where is he? Harry and I wonder.We’re curious.Do you wonder~are you curious~where is he?

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A new dawn peeks out to the Americans~~bringing with her a leader~~follow her~~our new American Dawn~~

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Harry–this is a most interesting expostulation on the peoples of New England and of the French Canadians whose blood I likewise share– and of the Americans themselves in recent times.

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I too am impressed by the humble and go-get-’em attitude of the American Yankee.
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While I am of mixed blood lines–to include a dosage of the Southland–Yankee ingenuity and hard work and lack of complaint in adversity has always much impressed me.
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America could use more of that and America most particularly could use a public recognition in her politics of that humble work ethic and I think that the right, proper and winning horse and jockey to set things right again in this country begins with the sincere statement~ at the starter’s gate~ at the outset~ of a Presidential campaign that:
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“I am a man of very little importance~now willing to take on a job for the citizens that is largely symbolic and my government will be guided by 3 tenets alone:
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Protect the people.
Facilitate commerce.
Leave the people the hell alone.”
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I think such a program would win election without any use of the whip but the issue is~~
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Where is such a man to ride this winning horse?
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Is he from Maine, from French Canada, from the Southland~~from where–if I were a younger man with younger arteries I would take on such a campaign~~lamentably I am neither of those.
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I do hope such a man presents himself to the Americans~~who are rightly and sorely aggrieved at looking on what the city of my birth–Washington–has become–
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my city is supposed to be a servant but she has become instead a gluttonous monster.
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Where is that man?
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Jack
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