Bad New Deal

The New Deal is widely perceived to have ended the Great Depression, and this has led many to support a “new” New Deal to address the current crisis. But the facts do not support the perception that FDR’s policies shortened the Depression, or that similar policies will pull our nation out of its current economic downturn.

via Opinion: Policies Prolonged Depression – WSJ.com.

You may have read other indictments of the New Deal as well as essays defending the New Deal. This article brings new historical information to light which just may nail the case that the New Deal was a Bad Deal.

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