Discussion in 'Politics' started by ginscpy, Sep 7, 2011.
Except this time there won't be WW3 to bail out Obama.
I think that, however, we can at least agree that FDR was pretty much Godlike compared to Obama, or any modern politician. Even without the War the US was starting to recover properly.
And when the war started? He was a hell of a tough cookie.
Surprised there wasn't white smoke coming up the Capital Chimney after FDRs passing - he was such a pope.....................................
FDR should have let the nation know that he was a cripple
The man stood higher than most men ever could.
Just afterPearl Harbor - FDR ordered Japanese-Americans on the West Coast to be put into internment camps.
Should I keep going?
Don't bet on that !
Then there was that St Louis business. And his failure to bomb the railroads into Auschwitz.
His economic policies sucked and prolonged the Depression. He agreed with Stalin at Yalta to enslave Eastern Europe.
How such a loser could attain a godlike reputation is beyond me. My mother voted for him in her first election, probably 1940, and still idolizes him.
My grandfather was a year ahead of him at Columbia Law and commented how he was less than brilliant.
I wish times were that hopeful.
It's like 1937 leading us into 1237 if some of our less progressive thinkers have anything to do with it
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