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Harold Ford Goes Negative . . . on Eleanor Roosevelt

By Matthew Yglesias  

"Harold Ford Goes Negative . . . on Eleanor Roosevelt"

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Another day, another puzzling remark from Harold Ford:

“I’m not comparing myself to Bobby Kennedy by any stretch, but he was opposed by the liberal establishment, too,” Ford said. “Eleanor Roosevelt was the biggest opponent to him running.”

That’s via Ben Smith who observes that Roosevelt died in 1962. Kennedy didn’t run for Senate until 1964. Is Ford going to use a time machine and go back to 2008 to take out Chuck Schumer and other key Gillibrand supporters?

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