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Obama is More Hoover than FDR

It's 1933. This time, however, Hoover got reelected. Can we hold out until 1937 for a president who understands that we need 10 million new jobs, and that we need them yesterday?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  10-06-2009  |  Economy

W.: As Bad as Hoover?new

With six weeks to go before his exit and a longer period after that needed for reflection, it is too early to settle the big academic question of our time: Was George W. Bush as bad as Herbert Hoover?
Arkansas Times  |  Ernest Dumas  |  12-11-2008  |  Commentary

Thinking About Herbert Hoovernew

Comparing McCain to Hoover without appropriate historical context is about as penetrating as comparing him to Nero or Marie Antoinette, two other enduring symbols of coldhearted public servants.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  09-29-2008  |  Commentary

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