Bill Sher article,”How Liberals Win” is fanciful. Roosevelt’s National Recovery Act was declared unconstitutional. Conservativeness in the 1930s meant go slow and think. Today it means Stop, don’t take my money to help the country.
President Roosevelt had radio fireside chats to explain to everyone, even those who couldn’t read, what he was trying to do. Obama speaks over the head of even college graduates.
He’s not clever in dealing with Republicans. He’s not clever in getting the public to write and pound conservative Congress persons. He also doesn’t have the graft money the Conservatives use to demand loyalty.
The wealthy believed in Noblesse Oblige