New Hampshire Lunacy

Anything can happen in the New Hampshire primary… ask Harry Truman.


Truman’s popularity was at an all time low in 1952… but Harry had beat the odds before.  He was challenged in the 1952 New Hampshire primary by Estes Kefauver- a homespun Senator from Tennessee.  The first politician to proudly wear a coonskin cap since David Crockett, Kefauver used his folksy demeanor and no nonsense reputation to upset the incumbent.  Truman saw the writing on the wall and withdrew.

Estes was "bestes"

Estes was “bestes”

Expect the unexpected in today’s primary… the voters of New Hampshire rarely disappoint.


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