Orlando Sentinel: Trump’s ‘fireside tweets’ a far cry from FDR

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With the president finishing up each chat with an appeal to God or Providence and a request to the American people to face the issues with resolute patience and faith, Roosevelt’s bedtime Fireside manner was reassuring, consoling and comforting to a public otherwise in extraordinary distress.

That was then. And this is now: some 85 years later. How far we have gone! And how distant that time appears in the rearview mirror… Read more.

Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel.

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