Theodore Roosevelt An Autobiography
Patronage does not really help a party. It helps the bosses to get control of the machinery of the party--as in 1912 was true of the Republican party--but it does not help the party. On the average, the most sweeping party victories in our history have been won when the patronage was against the victors. All that the patronage does is to help the worst element in the party retain control of the party organization.
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Review: Theodore Roosevelt: An AutobiographyUser Review - Jemma - Goodreads
Interesting account of the unusual life of this untypical President. A Republican way more progressive than those of today. This autobiography is not as good as Edmund Morris's biography though as ... Read full review
Review: Theodore Roosevelt: An AutobiographyUser Review - James - Goodreads
Teddy inspires me to be braver, more industrious and a better person. I must mention that I admire his pre-presidential achievements more than his presidential ones. I think his tremendous expansion ... Read full review