Is Lyndon B. Johnson the most influential President of all time?

Jul 2013
24
London
#1
Mainstream politics today to a large extent basically supporting or repudiating LBJ's policies on Medicare, Medicaid, civil rights, gun control, environment protection, the role of the government in economic matters, ease of immigration etc.

Democrats(whether liberals, or centrists) defend and promote these policies , while the Republicans oppose it and want to roll it up.

What do you think?
 

stevev

Ad Honorem
Apr 2017
2,934
Las Vegas, NV USA
#3
There is a forum for discussing politics, but not here. Historically the Nixon administration which followed Johnson did not end any of Johnson's polices. In fact the EPA, the 18 year old vote, title IX, the end of the active military draft and direct federal aid to cities (bypassing states), were among domestic accomplishments of the Nixon administration. The foreign policy achievements are well known. His second term was of course a disaster but had nothing to do with undoing Johnson's legacy.
 
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Nov 2010
6,218
Indiana
#4
Mainstream politics today to a large extent basically supporting or repudiating LBJ's policies on Medicare, Medicaid, civil rights, gun control, environment protection, the role of the government in economic matters, ease of immigration etc.

Democrats(whether liberals, or centrists) defend and promote these policies , while the Republicans oppose it and want to roll it up.

What do you think?
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