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  •  My mom HATED McCloskey (1+ / 0-)
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    wide eyed lib

    but she voted for him time and again because he had the requisite [R] after his name.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 09:47:36 AM PST

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    •  Betcha she voted for Shirley Temple! (1+ / 0-)
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      All the True Believer R's seem to have voted for Ms. Temple, but there were not enough of them in the Palo Alto/Menlo Park area to count, at least not back then, despite all the money sloshing around the peninsula.

      I was already pretty much a yellow-dog Democrat, but I liked the idea of having such a credible counterweight to Nixon and Kissinger in the Republican party. And make no mistake, McCloskey was passionately against the Vietnam War.

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