World War I Collection


Charles E. H. Bates Family Correspondence, 1899-1930 - 6



do you want us to reward a fine manby giving him a job he cannot handle patriotically? I do not question his businessskill; I question his Americanism. ButI do not question the Americanism of Wood or of Johnson. Do not tell me that business ability is the only importantthing; that the world needs a rest; that everybody should stop rowing and let theircraft slip on a sand bank and hang up to dry. That is the cry of the old react-ionaries, who want to retain control; who want to take the government of the people

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