DENY, DENY, DENY - bobby on tarmac denying the rumours of a feud between kennedy & johnson.
“ Robert Kennedy was once asked to name the most decent man in the Senate. “George McGovern,” he replied. “He’s the only decent man in the Senate. ”
“ I’m loyal to the Democratic Party, but I feel stronger about the United States and mankind generally. ”
“ Yes, of course he has the stuff to go all the way. But he’s not going to go all the way. The reason is that somebody is going to shoot him. I know it and you know it. Just as sure as we’re sitting here somebody is going to shoot him. He’s out there now waiting for him. And, please God, I don’t think we’ll have a country after it. ”
“ Yeah, I think I’ll run. Maybe I’ll run. Yeah, I think I’m going to run. ”
“ He was very shy. No small talk. The only politician I’ve ever known who is fond of silence. ”
“ I say to you that Bobby Kennedy is a very sick and dangerous American. We have lots of sick Americans in this country but most of them have a long beard. Bobby Kennedy is a hypocritical, left-wing beatnik without a beard who carelessly and recklessly distorts the facts. ”
Robert F. Kennedy Assassinated On This Date In 1968