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George McGovern

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I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.


— George McGovern


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But it is hazardous and, I believe, counterproductive to become frozen in time by an obsession with past wrongs and errors.


— George McGovern


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Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public.


— George McGovern


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You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.


— George McGovern


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I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker and lets the big dope racketeer go free.


— George McGovern


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Empathy is born out of the old biblical injunction 'Love the neighbor as thyself.'


— George McGovern


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I always thought of myself as a moderate liberal, a fighter for peace and justice. I never thought of myself as being all that far out.


— George McGovern


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The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.


— George McGovern


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I make one pledge above all others - to seek and speak the truth with all the resources of mind and spirit I command.


— George McGovern


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No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.


— George McGovern


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Did you know about George McGovern?

McGovern born in 1868 was pastor of the local Wesleyan Methodist Church there. In October 2006 the $8. McGovern recognized the mixed results of his 1972 candidacy saying "We made a serious effort to open the doors of the Democratic Party – and as soon as we did half the Democrats walked out.

He was elected to the U. Re-elected Senator in 1968 and 1974 McGovern was defeated in a bid for a fourth term in 1980. As the first director of the Food for Peace program in 1961 McGovern oversaw the distribution of U.

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