Also, Mr. Hartmann has quoted this several time throughout today’s broadcast. It bears repeating here and is outlandishly topical:

The people don’t want a phony Democrat. If it’s a choice between a genuine Republican and a Republican in Democratic clothing, the people will choose the genuine article every time; that is, they will take a Republican before they will a phony Democrat, and I don’t want any phony Democratic candidates in this campaign.

— President Harry Truman
May 17, 1952

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