RIP Lloyd Bentsen

Former Democratic Senator and VP candidate Lloyd Bentsen has died. He also served as President Clinton’s first Secretary of the Treasury, "where he was instrumental in directing the administration's economic policy."

The one thing I will always remember about Lloyd Bentsen is his retort to Dan Quayle during the 1988 vice-presidential debate, when Quayle compared himself to John Kennedy. "Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."

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