Ok, so there wasn’t really anything else to write

In the final days of Eugene McCarthy’s campaign for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination – when Hubert Humphrey appeared to have the votes to win following the assassination of Robert Kennedy and George McGovern’s last-minute replacement candidacy never took hold – McCarthy released a list of possible cabinet appointments. He had narrowed his choice for U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development down to two choices: Governor Richard Hughes of New Jersey and Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York.

The move didn’t seem to help: Hughes, a political ally of President Lyndon Johnson, was strongly for Humphrey. And Rockefeller, who had lost his own bid for the presidency, was backing the winner of the GOP nomination, Richard Nixon.

Ok, so there wasn’t really anything else to write