Okay I'll keep it going.
He was actually elected
to his first term. Overcame a tremendous handicap. Was an amazing public speaker, "a day that will live in infamy,"
And how many Presidents can say they went drink for drink with Churchill night after night?
The Court was messing with his New Deal policy, and he felt public opinion would be on his side to continue those policies.
As far as Truman and his policies go, Roosevelt had a better relationship with Stalin. Maybe the Cold War wouldn't have been so cold if he had lived?
Many Historians feel the bombing in Japan was just a warning shot to the Soviets.
FDR's Pearl Harbor speech
But tough to argue, two great Presidents all in all.
Maybe we should do Taft versus Coolidge.