Monthly Archives: July 2013

Running for President More than Once

Senator McCarthy had a purpose in running for president again and again, During the presidential campaign 1992 quoting Plutarch, the ancient Greek historian he said: ”They are wrong who think that politics is like an ocean voyage or military campaign, … Continue reading

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Scotch — Neat, No Ice

Every now and then, when entertaining myself with facts about Gene McCarthy, I come across a hint or two that he liked to talk and drink whiskey with his friends. I did not have much luck trying to figure what … Continue reading

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Poet Politician

Senator McCarthy, in politics, was a poet.  Think about that.  I know him as a person who wrote poetry.  This is not right, it is not enough.   As I learn more and think more of my fellow Minnesotan, I realize … Continue reading

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