[Reading a newspaper clipping
] A weak and imbecile man, the weakest I've ever knew in a high place. If I wanted to paint a despot, a man perfectly regardless of every Constitutional right of the people, I would paint his hideous form.
When he goes out of office next March, the whole country except thieves, cowards, public plunderers, office holders, and traitors will rejoice.
Edith Bolling Galt
[Slamming down a coffee pot
] Woodrow, that's the last straw! You've got to do something about it. They've no right to say such things about you, even to win an election.