As a public man, Lyndon. He tried to bench-press the Great Society into being, even as Vietnam disfigured his Presidency. The private LBJ was as outsize as the public one. Restless, impatient, overbearing, often boorish, he was a man of great appetites—or so say his admirers and detractors alike see following pages. He was like a cowboy making love. His Presidency certainly roused great passions, which were at their most intense when his term ended in Now, some 14 years after his death at 65, TV is ready to take its first look at the political buckaroo who could have stepped straight from one of its overheated melodramas.
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Ed Miliband and Diane Abbott: better to keep your enemies close?
Here is the latest round. Around followers of Jim Jones committed suicide or were murdered by drinking or allegedly being forced to drink cyanide-laced grape Flavor Aid in A camera from inside the compound shows a large chest being opened showing boxes of both drinks. It is unknown whether these are a reference to the Kool-aid brand packets from the trunk, or simply a generic use of the more popular brand for the product. Johnson may well have been employing an already-existing expression.
W hen Ed Miliband decided this week to sack Diane Abbott as shadow public health minister , he must have given passing thought to the advice once offered by an American master of political powerbroking. In , President Lyndon Johnson said of a dangerous rival: "It's probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out than outside the tent pissing in. It is a perennial dilemma for leaders when confronting or evading rivals. Do you have them where you can see them — "hug them close", as Abraham Lincoln famously did when he appointed to his cabinet all three of the men who felt they would have made a better Republican candidate in they were wrong.