They have the disposition of politicians the world over to deal with 'made' opinion. They have never inquired how that opinion is made."
To "see it through" Britain needs our resources of men and money as never before. It's the task of Great Britain's propagandists to make us believe that we should fight to prevent a United States of Europe.
Once we are in, there will be nothing to prevent American and British troops going through Holland and Belgium, their neutrality already violated by British planes. Russia, willing to see Great Britain weakened, cannot afford to see Germany too much humbled. To put down this rebellion against the imperialistic democracies which have so long prevented a strong Central European economic union, we may have to fight Russia, too. Turkey, its boundary marching a thousand miles with the Soviet, will listen to the voice of Stalin. Japan is already making advances to renew her old alliance with England. So again American troops may be invading Siberia with the Japanese as twenty years ago.
Prof. Carl Friedrich of Harvard in his "Foreign Policy in the Making", ( Norton 1938), suggested the world had already embarked on a new Thirty Years War.(4)
Does the Administration realize what it is taking us into? September, 1939
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Publication information: Book title: Getting US into War. Contributors: Porter Sargent - Author. Publisher: P. Sargent. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1941. Page number: 121.
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