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deutsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-07-03 11:56 AM
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1. I think you're right
It's easy to idealize Bobby, but he was uniting a broad coalition of Americans that could have stopped Nixon and spared us all the nightmare that followed.

It's kind of related to what you're saying here, but here's something I wrote for DU comparing RFK and Bush:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/articles/02/07/27_...
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  -The RFK Presidency. Screaming Lord Byron  Nov-07-03 11:51 AM   #0 
  - I think you're right  deutsey   Nov-07-03 11:56 AM   #1 
  - Great Article.  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-07-03 12:02 PM   #3 
  - I remember 1968 very well  bobbieinok   Nov-07-03 12:01 PM   #2 
  - Yeah. We must not forget Eugene McCarthy.  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-07-03 12:05 PM   #5 
  - of all sad words of tongue or pen the saddest are these"it might have been  kodi   Nov-07-03 12:04 PM   #4 
  - "Now I realized what makes our generation unique,  Minstrel Boy   Nov-07-03 12:09 PM   #6 
  - I agree  T Wolf   Nov-07-03 12:09 PM   #7 
  - You know, the more I think about it, maybe our problems go back to '68  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-07-03 12:23 PM   #8 
  - Try 1963. Or better yet,  Eloriel   Nov-07-03 12:31 PM   #11 
  - I think Humphrey would have been the nominee...  PAMod   Nov-07-03 12:26 PM   #9 
  - He was unlikely to have gotten the nomination  birdman   Nov-07-03 12:29 PM   #10 
  - It's not certain he would have won the nomination  jeter   Nov-07-03 01:07 PM   #12 
     - I'm definitely not saying he was a shoe-in,  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-07-03 01:26 PM   #13 
 

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