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Woodrow Wilson has always been easy for liberals to like.  He was a reformer during the Progressive era, establishing an eight-hour workday, outlawing child labor, and busting trusts.  He instituted the federal income tax and the Federal Reserve System, and created the parameters of American foreign policy that remain with us today.  He also served as the great liberal link between Andrew Jackson and FDR, bringing the concept of a strong central government into the Democratic Party.  Indeed, he becomes something of a father figure for 20th century liberalism.

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