El Coyote Gordo (supergee) wrote,
El Coyote Gordo
supergee

George McGovern (1922-2012)

Forty years ago, I had a chance to do two good things at once. While voting against Richard Nixon, I could vote for George McGovern, the acid, amnesty, and abortion candidate who wanted to get us out of the Asian mess. I did so, but there weren't enough of us. McGovern remained, making more sense than most younger politicians.

ETA: Joan Walsh remembers. (Thanx to Susie Bright for the link.)
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