Here, the very excellent Liberty Classroom undresses the revisionist history books that promote the folly that Teddy, FDR, and Truman are individuals whom our kids should admire.
LC tells readers that Teddy Roosevelt issued 1,006 executive orders. When Teddy couldn’t get a treaty through the Senate, he dubbed it an executive agreement and enacted it himself.
On FDR, Liberty Classroom writes, “Franklin Roosevelt blamed the Depression on greedy rich people (now there’s a sophisticated business cycle theory for you). “
On Truman, LC tells readers, “He seized the steel mills from their owners—because, hey, he’s the president! He took the country to war on his own say-so, ignoring the Constitution. He was awesome, kids.”