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To: wideawake

I never knew that about Goldwater. I’m extremely surprised. Will have to do more research.


5 posted on 03/16/2011 10:22:15 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman
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To: Outlaw Woman

Look at what Barry G. was. He was a first class FLAKE!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Goldwater


7 posted on 03/16/2011 10:29:45 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: Outlaw Woman
In 1976, the GOP had the choice of nominating the unelected, unpopular and liberal sitting President - Gerald Ford - or nominating conservative, popular former California governor Ronald Reagan.

Reagan sought Goldwater's endorsement - which at that time still carried weight - to put him over the top.

Goldwater refused, despite the fact that Reagan championed all the ideas and causes that the allegedly conservative Goldwater supported, and despite the fact that Ford was a squishy, big-government Beltway insider.

Why?

Because Ford was an enthusiastic supporter of abortion on demand, just like Goldwater.

11 posted on 03/16/2011 12:16:57 PM PDT by wideawake
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