Of course, I’m not an idiot.
Garet Garret accurately described the cause of the depression in 1931, and Murray Rothbard fully documented how the New Deal only made it worse in 1963. But it’s obvious the folks at Slate don’t do much reading.
A more accurate title should read, “Did you hear the GOP just found out FDR prolonged the depression?” They sure haven’t acted like it the past 30 years. Now they champion our talking points as their own, tainting the message. And no one likes a fair weather libertarian. Where was this ideology while they were championing wasteful social programs and foreign conflicts the past few decades?Published in