Why Lyndon Johnson, a truly awful man, is my political hero | Jack Bernhardt

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On the anniversary of Lyndon Johnsons death, lets remember his war on poverty as much as the Vietnam war, says the comedy writer Jack Bernhardt

Why Lyndon Johnson, a truly awful man, is my political hero

Yes, LBJ was a crude warmonger. But in today’s climate, a leader who also declares war on poverty comes over as an inspiration

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