Barnum and Roosevelt

Excerpted from  American Dreamer by John C. Culver and John Hyde ©2000:

The war made national unity imperative, and Roosevelt felt he must appear to be above politics.  To that end he decided he had to be drafted by the Democratic convention.  The call must be spontaneous, and, if possible, unanimous.

I guess reality has never had a place in politics.

I do not think that is a good thing.


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  1. … if Trumpf was not such a charlatan, his calls that the election is “rigged” would have more credence…


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