Hoover-Era, Liberal-Created 'Ghost Stories' No Longer Apply

Excerpt: The Herbert Hoover of popular imagination was a laissez-faire lickspittle of Adam Smith. But this idea began as Rooseveltian propaganda and endures as the creation myth of modern liberalism. William Leuchtenburg, possibly the greatest authority on the FDR era, wrote some time ago, "Almost every historian now recognizes that the image of Hoover as a 'do-nothing' president is inaccurate."

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http://townhall.com/columnists/JonahGoldberg/2008/10/03/hoover-era_ghost_stories_no_longer_apply