Henry Martin "Scoop" Jackson was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative (1941–1953) and U.S. Senator (1953–1983) from the state of Washington. A Cold War liberal and anti-Communist Democrat, Jackson supported higher military spending and a hard line against the Soviet Union, while also supporting social welfare programs, civil rights, and labor unions.
|[Commenting on foreign policy:] The Best politics is no politics.||Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs|
|I want to see a reasonable profit, a fair profit, but we can't tolerate obscene profits.||Business, Commerce & Finance ;Energy|
|Presidents ought to get the appointments they want for the cabinet and then be responsible for them.|
|The best politics is no politics.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|The president's decision yesterday to set into motion the development of the hydrogen bomb... has placed us on the knife-edge of history.||History|