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A Smart Jobs-Creation Idea Both Parties Can Love: Jonathan Alter

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Where’s Franklin Roosevelt when we need him? While campaigning amid 25 percent unemployment in 1932, Roosevelt argued for what he called “bold, persistent experimentation.”

As he put it: “It is common sense to take one method and try it. If it fails, admit failure frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”