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Submitted by Dennis B. (United States), Jan 7, 2008 at 17:02

When Gov. Adlai Stevenson (D-IL) was running against the wildly popular war hero, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, (meaning NO ONE could have beaten Ike in the 1950s) one of Stevenson's frequent bywords was, "Let's talk sense to the American people." It's reported that at one of his speeches, a supporter yelled out, "Governor, you have every thinking American behind you." "That's not enough," he smiled. "I need a majority."

True then, true now.


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