Arkansas: A Different Kind of Johnson

They've been telling some terrible things about me. The most vicious thing they've said is that I'm related to Lyndon Johnson. I want you to know there's not a dang thing to it.

When I look on the national scene, and I see drunk men at the head of the Government, and I see high-placed preachers on the President's staff dancing vulgar dances until 3 o'clock in the morning while our boys are fighting and dying in the jungles of Viet Nam, I cringe, I tell you. If that's the Great Society, I want no part of it.

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