Via Ezra Klein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, speaking about Wall Street in 1936 at Madison Square Garden:

"We [have] had to struggle with the old enemies of peace," he said. "Business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering. They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs. We know now that Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob. Never before in all our history have these forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are unanimous in their hate for me, and I welcome their hatred."

President Obama, by contrast, used more of an "I urge you to join me" tone today in New York:

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