Quotation by Lyndon Baines Johnson

I told them I'm not going to let Vietnam go the way of China. I told them to go back and tell those generals in Saigon that Lyndon Johnson intends to stand by our word, but by God, I want something for my money. I want 'em to get off their butts and get out in those jungles and whip hell out of some Communists. And then I want 'em to leave me alone, because I've got some bigger things to do right here at home.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973), U.S. president. Newsweek, p. 74 (February 10, 1975).

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