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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1602
AUTHOR: Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900–65)
QUOTATION: Indeed there are some Republicans I would trust with anything—anything, that is, except public office.
ATTRIBUTION: ADLAI E. STEVENSON, governor of Illinois, campaign speech, Illinois state fair, Springfield, Illinois, August 14, 1952.—Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952, p. 14 (1953).
SUBJECTS: Republican Party