FDR had his enemies such as many wealthy businessmen, conservative politicians, and the Hearst press, but he knew and understood the common people.
The election proved one thing decisively. It was not a close election. Democrats won the popular votes by 5 million for President, by several million in the Senate, and by over 1 million in the House. Republicans control the House solely because of the manner in which congressional districts were gerrymandered. The election proved, after […]