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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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The Resume

    (January 30, 1882-April 12, 1945)
    Governor of New York (1928-33)
    Only person elected President more than twice (four times)
    32nd U.S. President (Democrat, 1933-45)
    While President-Elect, Giuseppe Zangara attempted to assassinate him (February 15, 1933)
    Face appears on the U.S. dime
    Married to Eleanor Roosevelt
    Cousin of President Theodore Roosevelt

Why he might be annoying:

    He stacked the Supreme Court, so his policies could not be challenged.
    He gave the Supreme Court a liberal bias that continued way after his death.
    He vetoed an unprecedented 635 bills.
    He smoked, using a cigarette holder.
    He had a tattoo of his family crest.
    During World War II, he detained thousands of Japanese Americans in internment camps.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He graduated Harvard.
    Despite being in great pain from polio, he projected the image of a healthy vibrant world leader.
    He pushed through many social minded legislation.
    He is consider the major force of getting the United States out of the depression.
    He was extremely popular and best remembered for his orator skills during his 'fireside chats.'
    He said: 'The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself.'

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 100 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 362 Votes: 55.52% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 323 Votes: 41.80% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 312 Votes: 51.28% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 517 Votes: 57.64% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 619 Votes: 73.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 253 Votes: 65.22% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 191 Votes: 59.16% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 172 Votes: 52.91% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 265 Votes: 57.36% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 442 Votes: 59.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 482 Votes: 52.07% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 2228 Votes: 49.60% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 546 Votes: 55.86% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 833 Votes: 31.57% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 904 Votes: 43.69% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 672 Votes: 42.26% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1893 Votes: 42.16% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1182 Votes: 40.78% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1754 Votes: 42.36% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 6388 Votes: 37.71% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 5716 Votes: 62.00% Annoying