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Mattwall1 November 2nd, 2014 3:39pm

Would you consider the New Deal Coalition to be successful?

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OhTheIrony Learning from you
11/02/14 6:57 pm

It was very effective in spurring the US economy out of the Great Depression and setting us up to be the strongest nation during and after WW2.

Personally, I think it was a massive success.

Liberty 4,032,064
11/02/14 1:11 pm

Successful in it's goals? Sure
Successful for anyone else? No.

Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
11/02/14 9:24 am

it was highly successful in accomplishing the goals it wanted to during it's run. whether those policies were more successful over the long run than not? idk. I think perhaps over the years they began to be treated like a game of telephone.

skinner Jersey City
11/02/14 8:42 am

Successful in regards to politics or policy?

11/02/14 8:48 am

I left that purposely vague but I was thinking more successful as in politically than policy wise (that's another debate altogether IMHO)