George Smathers - Quotes

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The people of our state will no longer tolerate advocates of treason. ---->>>

I don't believe in social equality, and they know it. ---->>>

Don't look at the downside of everything that comes along. It helps life move along so much smoother and nicer. ---->>>

I liked Nixon fine, but Nixon was not a partier. ---->>>

Anyway, so here I was caught between Johnson on the one side, who was my leader, I was his whip, and here was my dear friend, personal friend, Kennedy, and they're going to go into my state and ruin it. What am I going to do? ---->>>

But to make a long story short, I decided that I was going to run, and I announced that I was going to run for president in Florida, I would be the favorite son from Florida, and that would stop Johnson and Kennedy from dividing up the state. ---->>>

Kennedy was a lot of fun, always. He had something going on. But not Nixon. ---->>>

Of the fellows least likely to be president, you'd have to vote Jack No. 1. ---->>>

The pilot came back and said he had just heard that Kennedy was shot. ---->>>

The outcome can truly determine whether our homes will be destroyed, whether our children will be torn from their mothers, trained as conspirators and turned against their parents, their home and their church. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-14, 1913
Birthplace:
Die: 01-20, 2007
Occupation: Politician
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George Armistead Smathers (November 14, 1913 – January 20, 2007) was an American lawyer and politician who represented the state of Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from 1951 until 1969, as a member of the Democratic Party.(wikipedia)