View single post by HankC
 Posted: Tue May 22nd, 2007 02:26 pm
 PM  Quote  Reply  Full Topic 
HankC
Member


Joined: Tue Sep 6th, 2005
Location:  
Posts: 517
Status: 
Offline
Mana: 

  back to top

David White wrote: Albert:

Actually no, it would have been like Woodrow Wilson where no one was specified.  Playing more counterfactual I assume Stanton probably would have run things.  The succession issue for incapacity wasn't  brought in until the 25th amendment after the Kennedy assasination.


 

I agree with you David.

Arguably, until FDR, presidents (and the federal government) really did not do very much. If they had a particular plank or pet issue, they may push it.

The advent of radio and then television allows the president to better project themselves to the electorate.

 Close Window