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  • Nowadays, I'm told, he jokes about how his name is used as a noun - "McGovernism" being understood as the very definition of history from the evolution of mythology?

    WN.com - Articles related to The Other American Caesar

  • Come Home, Connecticut: McGovernism is alive and well in the Nutmeg State

    Midterm Roundup

  • • Many conservatives allege that the Democrats went astray when they embraced McGovernism, but Duncan Hunter put their decline about ten years earlier — when John F. Kennedy declined to attack Cuba.

    Election Central Debate Roundup

  • In effect, the war in Iraq was made possible by that McGovernism a generation ago.

    Matthew Yglesias » Sweet Victory

  • Hard to believe, in hindsight, that the consequences would span a generation, especially since McGovernism had the benefit of a war hero as its chief proponent (McGovern).

    Matthew Yglesias » Sweet Victory

  • They are, for the first time since they were put there as a firewall against McGovernism, they may actually have a role here.

    Hillary To NBC: Fire David Shuster

  • Lieberman cited at length a 1999 National Review article by Norman Podhoretz, in which Podhoretz credited President Clinton with saving Democrats from McGovernism.

    What Happened to Al Gore?

  • But he was concerned that Clinton was the choice of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council, which he saw as a kind of inquisition determined to purge any stray “McGovernism” from the party.

    No Excuses

  • The most noted passage in the acceptance speech, the ending, would be caricatured and distorted for decades ahead, cited as the essence of “McGovernism,” a phrase the right wing—and his enemies in the Democratic Party—treated as synonymous with national weakness.

    No Excuses

  • But he was concerned that Clinton was the choice of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council, which he saw as a kind of inquisition determined to purge any stray “McGovernism” from the party.

    No Excuses

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