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Please, Not Another FDR

Harold Meyerson, writing in the Washington Post, calls for a new New Deal. The old one worked just fine, and current times call for some of the same medicine. Harold says it, and he's not alone. FDR's nanny-like visage has been showing up on left-liberal and neocon publications -- web and print -- by folks who don't understand that their favorite New York patrician-president is the reason for this economic season. Why do economic downturns always produce a predictable supply of pundits calling for expansion of government power? FULL ARTICLE

Christopher Westley a professor of economics in the Lutgert College Business at Florida Gulf Coast University and an associated scholar at the Mises Institute.

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