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10 Times Texas Politicians Got Caught Swearing | Dallas Observer
As the world awaits the next nasty utterance from Donald Trump, one can only marvel at how history itself has ended up in language alert! That title actually belongs to a Texan Democrat, Lyndon B. Johnson, a howling, flatulent tormentor of women whose cussing and racism remain breathtaking today. How Johnson got away with his behaviour for so long was complicated, but distraction helped.
Why Lyndon Johnson, a truly awful man, is my political hero
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I wish I had a normal hero from history. He is my ultimate problematic fave: obnoxious, crude, responsible for the escalation of the Vietnam war and the death of thousands of innocent civilians — and yet also the architect of so much of the modern now crumbling American welfare state. Is he a warmonger desperate for American dominance around the world? This narrative can be tempting, but it ignores the fact that Johnson had been planning for this job his entire life. LBJ had been a congressman, a senator, a Senate minority and majority leader and vice-president before ascending to the presidency, and he transformed the scope of the federal government, pushing through social security acts that created Medicare and Medicaid , the first civil rights acts since reconstruction , the Voting Rights Act that tackled racial discrimination in southern polling centres, the Fair Housing Act of , and the Higher Education Act of