Elections have consequences — I learned this firsthand in the 1964 presidential campaigns of the incumbent, Lyndon B. Johnson, and his opponent, Barry Goldwater. The LBJ faction's famous "Daisy" ad painted Sen. Goldwater as reckless and impulsively unstable — that a vote for the Republican would virtually guarantee going to war in Vietnam.
J. KARL MILLER: In elections, actions speak louder than words
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