Some fifteen million “deserving poor,” or a full one-third of the labor pressure, had been struggling by 1932. The country had no mechanism or system in place to assist so many; nonetheless, Hoover remained adamant that such reduction ought to rest within the arms of personal companies, not with the federal authorities. The new hardships that people confronted weren’t always immediately apparent; many communities felt the adjustments however couldn’t necessarily look out their home windows and see something different. Men who misplaced their jobs didn’t stand on road corners begging; they disappeared.
In a democracy, voters would never stand for doing nothing even if that might solve things quicker than tinkering...Read More