Why Barry Goldwater Couldn't Support Obama

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    From Barry, Jr.

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    This one is good too though:
     
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    Barry Goldwater? Is he the same Goldwater that wouldn't hesitate for a moment to nuke Vietnam out of extinction?
     
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    That's the one. Good times.
     
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    "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice."

    - Barry Goldwater
     
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    "Moderation in pursuit of Justice in no virtue."

    Barry Goldwater
     
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    "The atom bomb is just another weapon."

    Barry Goldwater
     
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    "Let's lob one into the men's room of the Kremlin."

    Barry Goldwater
     
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    After reading some more on him it looks like he was at least somewhat reasonable on some issues, but his foreign policy stuff was just nuts. We'd all be dead by now.
     
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    Great post, thanks for the link.
     
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    I thought so at the time too, personally I thought he was a lunatic.
     

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