Thursday, February 12, 2009

Roosevelt had it right

Is it just our short attention span, our partisanship, or have we simply become less wise over 77 years?  Roosevelt had it right.  Can you imagine the GOP reaction if Obama said this today.  

The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something, - President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 22, 1932