"I should like to see the Republican Party reorganized. ... I don't think there is any room in this country for an old conservative party. . . . Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt were liberal leaders. It doesn't take long to shake off what you call conservatism. . . . There was a vast amount of reaction against the New Deal, but what were the people offered? . . . People can't eat the Constitution." ...Thus Senator Borah [Republican, Idaho], speeding to Washington, summarized his feelings about the election.
-Time, Monday, Nov. 19, 1934