Perhaps because I am so cynical, I'm no longer shocked that liberal historians and Democratic politicians still cling to the Hoover myth, but what is amazing to me is how liberal economists who swear they are empiricists and fact-finders propagate it as well. . . .*No link; subscribe to his free newsletter here.
The Hoover myth endures for a simple reason -- it has to. Because otherwise the FDR myth will tip over.