Which President of the United States do you admire the most and why?

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  1. TheWorldNow profile image73
    TheWorldNowposted 7 years ago

    Which President of the United States do you admire the most and why?

  2. JT Walters profile image61
    JT Waltersposted 7 years ago

    Rutherford B. Hayes for the obvious reasons.

  3. conradofontanilla profile image78
    conradofontanillaposted 7 years ago

    The U.S. president I admire most is Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was a dove. He faced adversity (he was a polio victim) with a lot of will. He was a leader during peace and war. It was during his terms as president, having been elected to the presidency four times, when the independence of the Philippines from the governance of the United States was worked out. He developed a governance method of duplication, meaning if one agency cannot come up with a satisfactory result he assigns the same problem to another agency. If an existing agency cannot do it he creates another agency. That might be expensive but it accomplishes three things: it does not lay off anybody, rather it employs more people; it develops talent; and produces the results desired. Harold Ickes, secretary of Interior, got the bulk of this method to his consternation. Ickes, himself a perfectionist and incorruptible, was irritated when Roosevelt did not use his data and used those generated by somebody else. He took that as a spunking in public whereupon he would tender his resignation. Roosevelt would give him a personal note: "Harold I need you" (The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes. 1953-54). Ickes was known as 'Roosevelt's hatchet man."

  4. Jonesy0311 profile image60
    Jonesy0311posted 7 years ago

    Andrew Jackson. Simply because he had the intestinal fortitude to take on the centralized banking system. It's also cool that he threw down in several duels in his lifetime. I admire his non-nonsense approach and lack of political double-talk. Of course, he had plenty of flaws and he is largely responsible for the Trail of Tears. Nonetheless, he was a stoic leader (as the term "Old Hickory" implies) who would have a hay-day slapping today's Congress into reality.


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