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Lyndon LaRouche 'movement' eyes 2020 despite his death


Added 08-19-19 08:22:01pm EST - “Presidential candidates are tearing away at one another on the campaign trail, but all of them have one thing in common: They don't have Lyndon LaRouche to kick around anymore.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Lyndon LaRouche ‘movement’ sets sights on 2020 despite quixotic candidate’s death”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Presidential candidates are tearing away at one another on the campaign trail, but all of them have one thing in common: They don’t have Lyndon LaRouche to kick around anymore.

The death this year of the perennial presidential candidate ended a quixotic career. LaRouche set the record for consecutive presidential runs, from 1976 to 2004, and added a ninth bid in 2016 for good measure.

The LaRouche movement, as it styled itself, stuck with him while he mounted his 1992 bid from a prison cell, where he was serving time for a fraud conviction, and was never dissuaded by the small smattering of votes he collected in each race. A breakthrough was always around the corner.

Barbara Boyd, treasurer of the Lyndon LaRouche Political Action Committee, finds the question silly. For her, and for others who believe LaRouche’s complicated and quirky philosophies, the answer is an unwavering “yes.”

“LaRouche PAC will be extremely active as we view 2020 as a real turning point in the history of the United States,” she told The Washington Times. “Right now, we are looking at a mix of candidates and independent expenditures, but our primary activity will be on the policy front — namely, getting LaRouche’s ideas implemented in the U.S.”

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