I think a policy of isolationism toward Cuba is misplaced and hasn't worked.
If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die.
You campaigned against rich people and you got enough envy whipped up in the country and you're gonna get 'em. You're gonna stick it to those rich people. But guess what? You may not get anymore revenue. You may not get anymore economic growth. But you can say, 'I stuck it to the rich people.'
You need to have people within your own party that have the wherewithal to stand up to you.
I think what happened during the Great Depression was that African Americans understood that Republicans championed citizenship and voting rights but they became impatient for economic emancipation.
What gets lost is that the Republican Party has always been the party of civil rights and voting rights.