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Winner in Election 2008 is likely Lyndon B. Johnson

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If the polls are right, if it don't rain and the creek don't rise, the winner of the presidential election is sure to be ... Lyndon Baines Johnson. When he signed the epochal Civil Rights Act of 1964, Johnson knew he was also signing away the South and, with it, much of the white vote elsewhere as well. "We have lost the South for a generation," he supposedly said back then.

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