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The Cult of the Presidency: To Do or Not to Do

FDR, isn't he Swell! {sarcastic}
The Counter Culture of Calvin Coolidge There was one thing I remember learning about President Calvin Coolidge when I was in high school: he did nothing and my teacher derided him for it. The text-book labeled him as "the do nothing president". At the time I agreed, this made him a bad president. Because I thought the president was supposed to do something. My teenage self thought that leaders...
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