Burton Folsom

How Obama's reelection compares to FDR' s 1936 election

What are the historical similarities of Obama's reelection? Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to report that the electorate's disregard for poor economic performance by President Obama was similar to the 1936 reelection of Franklin Roosevelt.

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