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« on: August 11, 2009, 08:32:06 pm »
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Ok, the same topic but I guess little harder Wink

You are President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. You just was preassured by party leadership to drop Henry Wallace from the ticket, yet you couldn't stomach Truman either. You have to chose your new running-mate

Don't mind he'll be your successor. You don't know you'll die soon Wink
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2009, 08:32:55 pm »
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2009, 08:34:45 pm »
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Senator J. Lister Hill of Alabama.
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2009, 08:36:28 pm »
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Senator J. Lister Hill of Alabama.

Great choice, congratulations Ben Smiley Hill, a popular and progressive Democrat from conservative Alabama. Acceatable for Southerners and progressives alike
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2009, 10:46:12 pm »
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2009, 11:12:58 pm »
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2009, 12:21:21 am »
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Henry Wallace.
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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2009, 06:20:28 am »
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Henry Wallace.

He's already dropped

No Truman or Wallace
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2009, 06:34:37 am »
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Difficult. Certainly a progressive democrat. Hill could therefore be a good choice, as Kalwejt said.
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« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2009, 07:05:44 am »
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I would consider Robert La Follette, Jr. Well, he was not a Democrat, but FDR himself said, he'd accept him as a succesor.

But seriously I'd like to ask Wendell Willkie (nobody suspected he'd die in 1944). Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.
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« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2009, 07:10:46 am »
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I would consider Robert La Follette, Jr. Well, he was not a Democrat, but FDR himself said, he'd accept him as a succesor.

But seriously I'd like to ask Wendell Willkie (nobody suspected he'd die in 1944). Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.

To me Robert La Follette Jr. always seemed like the natural choice.
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« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2009, 07:21:06 am »
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« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2009, 07:25:33 am »
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Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.

If only he had succeeded, we would have been free of Dixiecrats and have passed Civil Rights sooner...
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« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2009, 08:53:45 am »
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Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.

If only he had succeeded, we would have been free of Dixiecrats and have passed Civil Rights sooner...

Thanks to Thurmond in 1948 Democrats realized they don't need Solid South to win
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« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2009, 09:31:14 am »
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Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.

If only he had succeeded, we would have been free of Dixiecrats and have passed Civil Rights sooner...

Thanks to Thurmond in 1948 Democrats realized they don't need Solid South to win

Yeah, but Wallace got his revenge 20 years later...
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« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2009, 05:14:59 pm »
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Roosevelt, according to some sources, intended to brigh Liberal Republicans to Democratic Party and let conservative Dems go to Republicans and created system where there would be two parties: liberal and conservative.

If only he had succeeded, we would have been free of Dixiecrats and have passed Civil Rights sooner...

Thanks to Thurmond in 1948 Democrats realized they don't need Solid South to win

At least one good thing about him.
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« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2009, 10:11:19 pm »
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Douglas refused.

Alben Barkley; how's that for inoffensive?
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« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2009, 05:47:39 pm »
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Alben Barkley; how's that for inoffensive?

Another great option.
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