Was FDR the best President in American history?

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    or how does he rank?
     
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    Not only no.....HELL NO!

    FDR ranks in the bottom three.

    1) Wilson
    2) Lincoln
    2) FDR
     
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    I read a book called the "forgotten man" about the great depression & FDR. Overall--FDR very smart man--much more so than we have today--actually spent 6 months in office, prior to cutting 100 MILLION out of the budget--something that was huge in the 1930's.

    Some claim that by his spending actions he actually ended up extending the Great Depression--others or should I say liberals & this administration that he brought us out of it.

    My opinion after reading this book--we had our little pops in employment gains that were not prolonged--& then we they would see unemployment rise again. In reality the only thing that brought us out of the great depression was WW2.
     
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    Left sided of the table: High Up.

    Right Side: Bottom.

    Moderates: Back and forth.

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    Really? You rank them lower than Grant, Harding, and Buchanan?
     
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    Buchanan would be in my bottom three for sure. As would Harding. Though not sure about Hoover.

    Dude's just being his usual self.
     
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    is harding toward the bottom because he got a girl pregnant?
     
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    I thought Obama was
     
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    If by girl you mean America and by pregnant you mean the economy, then perhaps. :lol:
     
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    You're confusing President with Messiah. :eusa_whistle:
     

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