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who's fault? Wrote: May 05, 2012 1:32 PM
Always enjoy your articles. But if memory serves me correct, it was Edward Kennedy who Carter faced an insurgent bid from, not Hubert Humphrey. Please correct me if I'm wrong. THANKS!
Matt in N.C. Wrote: May 05, 2012 2:11 PM
The columnist refers to the 1980 revolt of "Hubert Humphrey progressives," not to Humphrey himself, who died in 1978.
wiseone Wrote: May 05, 2012 4:23 PM
Yes. The first challenge did come from the legacy of the Hump.

Later on Ted Kennedy did challenge Carter for the 1980 DNC nomination, demonstrating once again the shamelessness of the Democrats in general and the Kennedy family in particular.

Eleven years after leaving Mary Jo to either drown or suffocate Fat Teddy actually thought he could be Prez.

And a few years after that he moralized against Robert Bork.
topknot Wrote: May 05, 2012 8:02 PM
We all know what Ted Kennedy was a lying skirt chaser ,a bully.

Updated: 5/5/2012- When a U.S. Senator and a sitting governor from your own party won’t say if they support the reelection bid of the incumbent president from their party, well, that’s a political party that is verging into Jimmy Carter territory. Then add in criticism from the publisher of one of the leading liberal websites, and an op-ed from a Democrat US Senate veteran, and decorated war hero, and you are way past Carter territory.    

Party-wise that is.

Carter faced an insurgent bid from Hubert Humphrey progressives in his own party while vying for a second term as president. The result...