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Churchill has the words

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Rachel Paulose Image: Powerline.

Her grandparents fled persecution by the Communists in East Asia to come as immigrants to the United States with seven dollars in their pockets. Rachel, a baby, was carried to America in her mother's arms. After a stellar career at Yale University and the United States Court of Appeals, yesterday Rachel Paulose was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota.

At the ceremony Rachel closed by quoting from Churchill's December 26, 1941 speech to Congress: "He must indeed have a blind soul who cannot see that some great purpose and design is being worked out here below, of which we have the honour to be faithful servants." The whole story is here at Powerline.

In the same speech Churchill says,

I am a child of the House of Commons. I was brought up in my father's house to believe in democracy. 'Trust the people' - that was his message. I used to see him cheered at meetings and in the streets by crowds of working men way back in those aristocratic Victorian days when, as Disraeli said, the world was for the few, and for the very few. Therefore I have been in full harmony all my life with the tides which have flowed on both side of the Atlantic against privilege and monopoly, and I have steered confidently towards the Gettysburg ideal of 'government of the people, by the people, for the people'. I owe my advance entirely to the House of Commons, whose servant I am.
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