LBJ Anointed by FDR
Did you know that FDR loved LBJ? I didn’t, until I read this:
“Another young man on whom FDR’s favor fell was Lyndon B. Johnson from Texas, a former schoolteacher who came to Congress full of enthusiasm, cunning, and sharp practice in 1937. FDR loved him and seems to have regarded him as his natural successor at some future date. In 1944 he used his executive authority, unlawfully and unconstitutionally, to save Johnson from going to jail for criminal tax fraud.”—(p. 761, A History of the American People-Paul Johnson)
Just another example of how long Presidents have acted like Kings, and also to remember that the Clintons LOVED FDR, the closest President we’ve ever had who acted like a dictator (excluding King Obama) and expanded the government to the egregious monster it is today.
Which brings to mind another famous meeting:
What are the odds?
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