President Trump and Andrew Jackson – a comparison

Posted By on January 31, 2017

dougweadheadshot2016Is there a comparable president to Donald Trump?

People say President Donald Trump is unique in U.S. history, yet a few who study presidential history say it is not entirely true. Doug Wead, a presidential historian, compares President Trump to Andrew Jackson, as he did shortly after the November 2016 election on "Happening Now" with FoxNew’s Jenna Lee. It is interesting to hear a few stories from the days of President Andrew Jackson and ponder the chaos that ensued after his election. It is worth a listen if you’re wondering "if" the U.S. can survive a Trump presidency, a concern many in the mainstream media and political left (perhaps an oxymoron) seem to be ballyhooing. (video below)

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  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.