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Tue Aug 25, 2015, 09:10 PM

 

FDR was clearly out of touch with common people and should not have been elected


Looking back at the FDR's presidency, it can clearly be seen that he was not a good choice to represent the interests of the common man.

When the country looked like this:



FDR was living in this house:



On this estate:



And living like this:





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Reply FDR was clearly out of touch with common people and should not have been elected (Original post)
jberryhill Aug 2015 OP
Wellstone ruled Aug 2015 #1
Electric Monk Aug 2015 #2
Waiting For Everyman Aug 2015 #3
Z_California Aug 2015 #4
NathanSharp Aug 2015 #5
Name removed Aug 2015 #6
TheKentuckian Aug 2015 #7
pampango Aug 2015 #8

Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2015, 09:44 PM

1. The man had great Karma and that

he shared with all of us.

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2015, 09:49 PM

2. Is this really about Hillary renting that beachfront mansion in the Hamptons for $50,000 a week?

 

If so, it's in the wrong forum.

And, the optics about it aren't a good thing for her, imho.

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2015, 10:24 PM

3. Because I'm sure there were no common people

ever at Warm Springs, Georgia, where he spent all his free time... oh wait...

No, but I'm SURE he was only there hobnobbing in the pool with all those polio-stricken commoners because they were the big money fundraisers for his campaigns. Um...

Well, at least I'm sure that other candidate swims with and spends her vacations with lots of common folk TOO, ALL THE TIME... so?

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2015, 11:54 PM

4. Where's Lloyd Bentsen when we need him? (nt)

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2015, 02:51 AM

5. He had polio and hid being crippled

He didn't really have it that great. Plus he even opened the hot springs on his property to children suffering from the disease. He may have been an east coast elite, but I think that his experience with the disease connected him more to the common man. Herbert Hoover was the one who said "A dollar a day is good enough for any man", and I doubt he was living on a dollar a day himself. At least Roosevelt was pragmatic.

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Wed Aug 26, 2015, 04:48 AM

7. Clinton was out of touch even back when she was "dead broke", it is ideological.

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2015, 08:35 AM

8. It's not how much you have or don't have, where or how (race, gender, nationality) you were born

that matter as much as what you believe, how you treat people and how you work to make things better for everyone, particularly the poor and disenfranchised. That's what makes you "in touch with the common people".

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