Franklin D. Roosevelt: American Dictator

Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first American Dictator. He had total control over both branches of Congress and the Supreme Court during his last eight years in power and whatever he wanted was done. The U.S. Constitution has never recovered from its “crucifixion” that occurred during his presidency and the damage he inflicted on the rule of law was immense and long lasting. The fact that he was able to give the appearance of legality was due to the fact…