It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.
No man has the right to use the great powers of the Presidency to lead the people, indirectly, into war.
If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe.