Friendly reminder that FDR was a Nazi
In 1935, then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt is quoted to have said “I want to save our system, the capitalist system”. The meaning of his words could not be clearer: for him the New Deal programme, which took the US away from a laissez-faire capitalism and towards a social-democratic system, was a means by which to preserve capitalism in the face of the Great Depression and at a time when many Americans were so thoroughly disillusioned with it that they were beginning to turn either to communism or to fascism as an alternative. As President, FDR was still a clear enemy of socialism and communism, but for some reason he is treated with a bizarre reverence by parts of the American left despite this.
If you want some idea of the extent to which FDR is idolised by the American left, one only needs to look at the way he is…
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