Comment: Barry Goldwater beat Nelson Rockefeller

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Barry Goldwater beat Nelson Rockefeller

in the 1964 California Primary despite Rockefeller's spending lots of $$$ and "owning" of the airwaves in this state. Goldwater's positions were very "libertarian" and his tactic (like RP) was to win over the Republican Party. I am a child of a "Barry Goldwater Republican" and have lived in So CAL for most of my life. Most of my friends are Libertarians by nature but (unfortunately) Ds or Rs by indoctrination (or at lest that's how I describe it), many are "waking up" thanks to Obama :) This is state that is definitely moving in the right direction....people are sick of being taxed to death while their behavior ridiculously regulated!