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The Holocaust: FDR’s indelible failure
Washington Post, by Richard Cohen

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Posted By:MissMolly, 3/13/2013 4:48:38 AM

On April 12, 1945, my grandfather approached me as I played outside the house and asked where my mother was. He looked stricken, and so I quickly followed him inside and heard him say words that made my mother burst into tears: President Roosevelt had died. My mother’s grief and panic were so palpable — her brother was fighting in the Pacific, her brother-in-law was fighting in Europe — that it scared me. In our house, FDR was not merely the president. He was a god. He is a god no more. His New Deal is no longer solely credited

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 3/13/2013 5:27:18 AM     (No. 9222101)

Seems the libs are doing a little "blood letting" in advance of certain re-assessment of Progressivism and FDRs New Deal. America will soon be facing the stark reality that FDR´s crown jewel, Social Security, is/was nothing more than a classic Ponzi Scheme, same flavor that landed Bernie Madoff in jail. And all the other alphabet-soup agencies that FDR set up were just a gaudy parade into totally failed Keynesian economics.

FDR, LBJ, and the KenyanWonderBoy are the three socialist failures which have financially bankrupted this country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/13/2013 5:38:17 AM     (No. 9222105)

No wonder Barry loves FDR so much...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tisHimself, 3/13/2013 6:44:09 AM     (No. 9222155)

By the way, FDR didn´t hurt himself trying to raise the status of Black America either.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DaddyO, 3/13/2013 7:04:14 AM     (No. 9222176)

Any reading of history shows that FDR was fiercely anti-Hitler when many in America had no interest in getting involved. He did everything in his power to help England when everyone knew it was a lost cause. And who knows when the holocaust became undeniable, war is hell. Russia murdered twenty thousand Poles at Katyn forest, and they were our ally.

I think the internment of the Japanese-Americans was probably a bigger failure.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 3/13/2013 7:12:57 AM     (No. 9222191)

Polish Officer, Jan Karski, escaped from Auschwitz, made it to Washington with a report on the extermination of he Jews. Roosevelt and the democrats did nothing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 3/13/2013 7:13:36 AM     (No. 9222192)

I never could stand the man.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/13/2013 7:23:21 AM     (No. 9222210)

a little bit of revisionist history.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 3/13/2013 7:26:13 AM     (No. 9222211)

FDR was tight with Stalin, which is why he handed the USSR most of Eastern Europe and handed us the Cold War.

And OP is right: FDR, LBJ (FDR´s boy) and Zippy (another Marxist POS) have handed the USA its hat.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 3/13/2013 7:53:28 AM     (No. 9222251)

In my Texas ranching family of several generations, Franklin Roosevelt was almost as much an enemy as the leaders of the Axis alliance.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: swarfer, 3/13/2013 8:36:45 AM     (No. 9222323)

The liberal FDR propadanda machine has been grinding away for decades. As a baby boomer I learned about Roosevelt as others did but recall the old move clips of milk being poured out into ditches as an attempt to keep prices up at the same time they showed all those hungry people standing in soup lines. I also remember learning that the president added more judges to the the Supreme Court to get decisions he wanted. Although my parents were Republicans, they never said anything negative about Roosevelt which seemed odd to me growing up. Maybe I was precoious but as a young teenager I had already formulated an opinion that although Roosevelt was a great wartime leader rallying America to victory, he grossly mismanaged the depression, set America on the road to socialism and was blindly diefied by millions. I always thought it was odd that Roosevelt had not made great speeches of what was happening to the Jews early in the war. Mr. Cohen´s book is probably long overdue but it just goes to show the long shadow of FDR still lingers when a baby boomer kid had already figured it out and the history books are just now caching up because the writers no longer fear criticizing him now that most of the older gernation are now gone.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/13/2013 9:27:06 AM     (No. 9222435)

Leftists don´t really steal from the rich...they steal opportunity from the potentially ´future rich´, keep most of it and leave the scraps for the poor.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 3/13/2013 9:28:36 AM     (No. 9222441)

Oh yes, FDR, the great Liberal leader, that interred any and all American Citizens of Japanese decent without due process. He put them in concentration camps and as a result these Citizens lost everything. Is that the FDR you mean? Not suprising that he ignored the Jewish situation in Europe.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: weirdone, 3/13/2013 11:22:02 AM     (No. 9222676)

"We know now he was just a man, not so great as he once appeared. Increasingly and deservedly, his reputation is being consumed by the very Holocaust he ignored."

And the Socialism he imposed.

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