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  1. coronavirus
    Has the Time Finally Come for a Full-Scale National Service Program?It’s possible the pandemic could make it feasible to offer unemployed young people well-paid service in desperately needed tasks.
  2. vision 2020
    Could Trump Go the Way of Herbert Hoover?“The Great Humanitarian” was remembered as feckless and cruel. Can the feckless and cruel Trump fare better in a national catastrophe?
  3. judiciary
    Should Democrats Plan on Packing the Courts in 2021?Certainly the threat of judicial reform should stay on the table so long as conservatives use judges to thwart democracy, as they did in FDR’s day.
  4. nothing to fear but fear itself
    Kyle MacLachlan to Join Illustrious List of Men Who Have Played FDRFrom Mayor of Portland to POTUS!
  5. accidents
    Two People Hit by Cars on the Upper East Side Within Two Hours The FDR is not a good place to walk.
  6. pbs
    Ken Burns Is Making a Roosevelt DocumentaryWith Meryl Streep as the voice of Eleanor.
  7. Bill Murray Will Make A Great FDR As Soon As He Checks His Voicemail It’s only a matter of time before every project in Hollywood grinds to a halt awaiting Bill Murray’s go-ahead. Which is as it should be. […]
  8. last night on late night
    Late Night: Eric MassacredPlus non-sexual groping, on our regular late-night roundup.
  9. early and often
    Which Presidents Should Obama Copy?Political observers are offering FDR, Ronald Reagan, and even George W. Bush as presidents to emulate.