Skip to comments.Clinton honors JFK in address marking 50th anniversary of Arkansas' Greers Ferry Dam
Posted on 10/03/2013 8:40:59 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
HEBER SPRINGS, Arkansas Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the dedication of an Arkansas dam on Thursday to call for a spirit of cooperation in Congress as the partial federal government shutdown stretched into a third day.
Clinton stood at the same lectern former President John F. Kennedy had used fifty years earlier when Kennedy spoke at the dedication of the Greers Ferry Dam in north Arkansas. In that speech, Kennedy praised congressional leaders from Arkansas for their work. He also spoke of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs, which he said once faced great opposition, and of the importance of continuing similar work.
In that spirit, Clinton said current political leaders have an obligation to end the shutdown and "get the show on the road."
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That’s fitting as neither of them could keep their pants on.