Saturday, December 01, 2018
A supporter of racism and segregation. The Nation; When the Subject Is Civil Rights, There Are Two George Bushes - The New York Times
"But as a candidate for the Senate from Texas in 1964, Mr. Bush came out against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the landmark law that ended segregated lunch counters, restrooms, movie theaters and other public accommodations, and made employment discrimination illegal. In the campaign, Mr. Bush said the law was "politically inspired and is bad legislation in that it transcends the Constitution." He was essentially following the lead of his party's Presidential candidate, Barry Goldwater, who had denounced the bill. Hopes and Regrets."
The Nation; When the Subject Is Civil Rights, There Are Two George Bushes - The New York Times