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Two previous presidents – part 4


Commentators on television news shows constantly talk about politics. When it comes to candidates for president of the United States, they often use words and phrases like “electability” and “acting presidential.”

Basically, they are talking about politicians looking good on television and presenting positive images to the voters upon whom their futures rely.

As we saw previously, Franklin D. Roosevelt did not want to draw attention to his physical limitations because: (1) they did not adversely affect his ability to perform the duties of the office; and (2) voters might not agree w...

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