Saturday, April 11, 2015

Quote for the Day: Lyndon Baines Johnson

"Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chickenshit can turn to chicken salad."

- Lyndon Baines Johnson
asked by a reporter to comment on Johnson's embrace of Vice President Richard Nixon upon Nixon's return to the US after a politically successful visit to Venezuela. The reporter had previously heard Johnson refer to Nixon as "chicken shit". 


The online Free Dictionary:
"Chickenshit":
noun:
1. A coward.
2. Contemptibly petty, insignificant nonsense.
adjective:
1. Cowardly; afraid.
2. Contemptibly unimportant; petty.



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