Joseph Smith on Candidates who Fail to Keep Promises

Joseph Smith Jr.

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Joseph Smith Jr.

We have had Democratic Presidents, Whig Presidents, a pseudo-Democratic-Whig President, and now it is time to have a President of the United States; and let the people of the whole Union, like the inflexible Romans, whenever they find a promise made by a candidate that is not practiced as an officer, hurl the miserable sycophant from his exaltation, as God did Nebuchadnezzar, to crop the grass of the field with a beast’s heart among the cattle.

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Source: Joseph Smith Jr., 1844.

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