Election 2008 History Politics The Clintons

Bill and Hillary: You’re no LBJ

Andrew Sullivan has some strong words in response to Hillary’s comparisons of herself and one of our most flawed presidents:

Johnson risked his entire coalition on the issue of civil rights – a heroic act that still reverberates today. The Clintons wouldn’t risk a smidgen of a percentage point in a Mark Penn poll for the duration of a news cycle. That’s the difference.

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