by Grand Forks Herald
October 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm in Grand Forks Herald
The first presidential candidate I voted for was George McGovern, who died Sunday at age 90. My vote was cast for the most selfish and best 3 of reasons: I didn’t want to die. Continue Reading
Tags: columns, Election, george mcgovern, GF and EGF, Grand Forks, Ryan Bakken, updates 7 Comments »
You’re absolutely correct Ryan!
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I was in the same boat then. But when he threw Eagleton under the bus, after supporting him 100%, I held my nose and voted for Nixon.
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I was to young. My first vote was for Reagan in ’80. That said, since my first political memories are of Vietnam and Watergate, I think history can safely conclude the American public made a very large mistake.
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Does anyone remember McGovern’s slogan? I can’t.
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“Come home, America.”
Thank you, Gene.
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