2020 DOI: 10.33774/apsa-2020-3w1sh View full text Preprint
William Blake

Abstract: Roosevelt is the only president we ever had that thought the Constitution belonged to the pore man too. The way they've been areadin' it it seemed like they thought it said, 'Him that's got money shall have the rights to life, freedom and happiness.'.. . Yessir, it took Roosevelt to read in the Constitution and find out them folks way back yonder that made it was talkin' about the pore man right along with the rich one.-George Dobbin 1 Political scientists and constitutional theorists agree that the New Deal r…

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