When we went back to Washington in 1936, Franklin was received with great acclaim, and his second term of office began very auspiciously. He had carried with him a big Democratic majority in the Congress, and the party members felt so secure that they began to believe they could do anything they wanted to. That is a bad attitude for any group of people to adopt, particularly when they are responsible for smooth running of a country that has only just become stabilized after a great depression.
Thursday, November 03, 2005
Eleanor Roosevelt Has More Advice for the W, Rove and Co
Still reading and enjoying my copy of Eleanor Roosevelt's "This I Remember." Here's another nice reminder that many, I'm sure, wish the republicans affiliated with the W, Rove and Co would have headed [from page 148 of my copy]: