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  •  blame LBJ (4.00)
    he was both the culmination of the new deal and the cause of its ultimate disintegration. he got great social programs through -- among the last major ones -- and started the vietnam war, which blew up the new deal coaltion. plus the war was handled so dishonestly it lead to massive distrust of government, which the right had much greater success in making hay with than the left, at least over the long term.

    non-resident or non-u.s. citizen? want to (legally) help defeat bush? see www.overseasvote.com

    by gracchus on Fri Sep 03, 2004 at 10:02:48 AM PDT

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