“…they’ll all be convinced that, even if our Buzzy maybe has got a few faults, he’s on the side of the plain people, and against all the tight old political machines, and they’ll rouse the country for him as the Great Liberator (and meanwhile Big Business will just wink and sit tight!) and then, by God, this crook… will be able to set up a régime that’ll remind you of Henry Morgan the pirate capturing a merchant ship.”

– Sinclair Lewis, It Can’t Happen Here (1935)

Saugerties Democratic Committee