Friday, August 03, 2018

Editorial: Rural America needs a Theordore Roosevelt

Today's country has a lot in common with the United States of 110 years ago, according to a thought-provoking editorial from The Roanoke Times. Back then, our New York-born president saw that rural America was lagging behind the prosperous urban parts of the country.

But our president in 1908, Theodore Roosevelt, saw himself as a man of action and decided to try to close that gap. The U.S. could use that kind of effort again, the editors write. Read more here.

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