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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 03:46 PM

8. At the time, I hated LBJ with a Purple Passion because of The WAR and the needless loss

of a couple friends. It was only later that I was able to appreciate him for the man he was. I didn't realize he was the most Liberal Democratic President we would see for over half a century.

Whenever someone says, "Politics ain't bean bag!, I think of LBJ.



"Johnson was the catalyst, the cajoler in chief. History records him as the nation's greatest legislative politician. In a great piece on the Daily Beast website, LBJ aide Tom Johnson, writes about how his old boss would have gotten a health care reform bill through the current congress. It's worth reading to understand the full impact of the "Johnson treatment" and how effective LBJ could be in winning votes for his legislation."

http://thejohnsonpost.blogspot.com/2009/08/johnson-treatment.html

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