Press: S. E. P. on Democracy

"The [Lend-Lease] Bill is a charter of dictatorship and an assurance of war, and you shortly will have your wish. May you relish it in hindsight as much as you do in prospect. Hating fascism, you are embracing it by the back door. You are destroying the United States in the vain hope of mending a Europe about which you are as romantically deluded as were most of us in 1914-17." So said the Saturday Evening Post in one of the extraordinarily bitter letters with which it answered some readers who protested the magazine's stand against the Lend-Lease Bill.

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