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Newsweek Brother Billy Cover Billy Carter

With presidential mediocrity Jimmy Carter back in the news for no particularly interesting reason, what better time than now to revisit the legacy of the undeniably much cooler Carter scion – Billy! Billy Carter’s charm and appeal in the wake of his brother’s election in 1976 is encapsulated in a piece by Michael Satchell syndicated through the Washington Star Service:

Plains, Ga. – Last Sunday, says Billy Carter, was just too much.

“Used to be at 10 o’clock on a Sunday morning, you could walk out onto Main Street and take a leak and nobody would see you,” he grumbled.

“Last Sunday there must have been 2,000 damned tourists here. I couldn’t stand it. I went off to the bootlegger, bought me a fifth, drove around the rest of the day and got good and drunk.”

If Jimmy Carter represents the clean cut, God fearing, modest mannered New…

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