Commentary: A bit more of FDR is a good choice
Enough Lincoln. More FDR. This is my shorthand advice to Barack Obama, who in several interviews has talked about how he wants to emulate Abraham Lincoln. He said that along with the Bible, the other book he would take with him to a desert island is Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Team of Rivals." It's a useful book -- but not if that desert island has high unemployment, a housing crisis, a frozen financial system and no consumer confidence. In that case, a book about Franklin D.
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