George McGovern

George McGovern Quotes

  • ''[They are] intolerant, extremist, ideologues.''
    George McGovern (b. 1922), U.S. Democratic senator from South Dakota. Houston Chronicle, p. 11 (November 15, 1994). in response to Newt Gingrich's calling President and Mrs. Clinton "counterculture McGovernicks."
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  • ''You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.''
    George McGovern (b. 1922), U.S. Democratic politician. Quoted in Guardian (London, March 14, 1990).

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