The Difference Between a Great President and a Terrible One is Empathy

To grasp the full scope of Trump’s historic failure, compare him to FDR

President Franklin D. Roosevelt sitting at desk, giving radio address.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt sitting at desk, giving radio address.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt giving a radio address. Harris & Ewing, Courtesy: Library of Congress
The Roosevelt sons in their military uniforms during World War II
The Roosevelt sons in their military uniforms during World War II
The Roosevelt sons during World War II, courtesy of the FDR Presidential Library

Historian. Writer. Speaker. Author of THE CABINET.

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