Two Tuesday Quotes a Day Late: McCloskey and McCarthy


This weekly quote post goes out to my friend Karen Ivy (follow her blog here). In her attempt to recall the last, and only, Republican presidential candidate she ever voted for I was inspired to help her find the name which exposed to some historical figures which escaped my educational tract. An additional thanks to Steve Bumgarner for his Facebook post that started it all.

The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment.
– Pete McCloskey

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it’s important.
– Eugene McCarthy

Who are these people?

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