“But they started with me on Diem, you remember?… [That] he was corrupt and he ought to be killed. So we killed him. We all got together and got a goddamn bunch of thugs and we went in and assassinated him. Now, we’ve really had no political stability since then.”
(President Johnson to Eugene McCarthy, February 1, 1966)
via Medialens, today.
Hat tip to Rigorous Intuition forums…