Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware.
Revolution in the modern case is no longer an uncouth business.
Lenin, the greatest theorist of them all, did not know what he was going to do after he had got the power.
There was endless controversy as to whether the acts of the New Deal did actually move recovery or retard it, and nothing final could ever come of that bitter debate because it is forever impossible to prove what might have happened in place of what did.
The New Deal's enmity for that system of free and competitive private enterprise which we call capitalism was fundamental.