More Lessons Of History: The Need For A Left Flank
You have all heard this story by now:
"I agree with you, I want to do it, now make me do it.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
Comment to a group of reformers. His point: Until they lead the way, they shouldn't expect leaders to follow.
Is the story true? Who knows. But here is a real life example - Oscar DePriest's Amendment to FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps:
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