Magazine January 26, 2009, Issue

The Shrine of FDR

(Ismael Roldan)
Why the Left worships there

‘A normal person,” the liberal economist Brad DeLong recently pronounced, “would not argue that the New Deal prolonged the Great Depression.” New York Times financial columnist and Newsweek contributing editor Daniel Gross is even more emphatic. “One would be very hard-pressed to find a serious professional historian — I mean a serious historian, not a think-tank wanker, not an economist, not a journalist — who believes that the New Deal prolonged the Depression.” David Sirota, an activist-journalist, writes on the Huffington Post: “Every high school civics class teaches the broad truth about Roosevelt, the New Deal and how it helped end

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