I accuse the present Administration of being the greatest spending
Administration in peace time in all American history—one which
piled bureau on bureau, commission on commission, and has failed
to anticipate the dire needs or reduced earning power of the people.
Bureaus and bureaucrats have been retained at the expense of the
taxpayer. . . . We are spending altogether too much money for govern-
ment services which are neither practical nor necessary. In addition to
this, we are attempting too many functions and we need a simplifica-
tion of what the Federal government is giving to the people.
After reading WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM by Jeff Riggenbach, I know who said it and, more importantly, why he said it. It's not who you might expect. One hint: He ended up following his despised predecessor’s policies rather than the above policy.
This is a new favorite and is now on my list of recommended books. Get a pdf copy here or in physical form here.