Friday, July 13, 2012

Quote of the Day

Guess who said this:

[T]he giant evil and danger in this country, the danger which transcends all others, is the vast wealth owned or controlled by a few persons. Money is power. In Congress, in state legislatures, in city councils, in the courts, in the political conventions, in the press, in the pulpit, in the circles of the educated and the talented, its influence is growing greater and greater. Excessive wealth in the hands of the few means extreme poverty, ignorance, vice, and wretchedness as the lot of the many.

Answer below the fold.

It was that well-known radical leftist Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881) in 1887. He was a Republican.