George McGovern Whines

Before there was sore loser John Kerry, there was sore loser Al Gore.
Before there was sore loser Al Gore, there was sore loser Jimmy Carter.
Before there was sore loser Jimmah, there was sore loser George McGovern…

Bitter democrat George McGovern whines to Dick Cheney in the LA Times that he is really not a big loser:

Blah, blah, blah… There is one more point about 1972 for Cheney’s consideration. After winning 11 state primaries in a field of 16 contenders, I won the Democratic presidential nomination. I then lost the general election to President Nixon. Indeed, the entrenched incumbent president, with a campaign budget 10 times the size of mine, the power of the White House behind him and a highly negative and unethical campaign, defeated me overwhelmingly. But lest Cheney has forgotten, a few months after the election, investigations by the Senate and an impeachment proceeding in the House forced Nixon to become the only president in American history to resign the presidency in disgrace.

Who was the real loser of ’72?

You were.
And, you’re still bitter.
Let it go.

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