Nixon Was Far Worse Than We Thought

In a must-read Washington Post piece, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward look back at Richard Nixon's presidency and debunk the "often unchallenged" notion "that the coverup was worse than the crime" saying this idea "minimizes the scale and reach of Nixon's criminal actions."
"In the course of his five-and-a-half-year presidency, beginning in 1969, Nixon launched and managed five successive and overlapping wars -- against the anti-Vietnam War movement, the news media, the Democrats, the justice system and, finally, against history itself.

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    However, she also knows that things could still get a lot worse for her. ... It was none other than US President Richard Nixon who used this
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    Top Catholics and evangelicals: Gay marriage worse than divorce or ... - Religion News Service
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  • Commentary: Deflategate should keep Belichick out of Super Bowl
    Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots. Now, it’s time to bury them. Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order coach Bill Belichick to stay at home on Super Bowl Sunday.
    01/24/2015 - 9:42 pm | View Link
  • Newberry: NFL should keep Belichick out of Super Bowl
    Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots. Now, it's time to bury them. Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order Bill Belichick to stay at home on Super Bowl Sunday. If the Patriots' coach wants to wear his hoodie during the biggest game of the season, he can break it out while watching the telecast from his couch ...
    01/24/2015 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Paul Newberry: Deflategate should keep Belichick out of Super Bowl
    Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots. Now, it's time to bury them. Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order Bill Belichick to stay at home on Super Bowl Sunday. If the Patriots' coach wants to wear his hoodie during the biggest game of the season, he can break it out while watching the telecast from his couch.
    01/24/2015 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • Column: Deflategate should keep Belichick out of Super Bowl
    Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots. Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order Bill Belichick to stay at home on Super Bowl Sunday. If the Patriots' coach wants to wear his hoodie during the biggest game of the season, he can break it out while watching the telecast from his couch. Here's what we've learned from ...
    01/23/2015 - 5:16 pm | View Link
  • Patriots Need Super Bowl Win 'Now More Than Ever'
    Bill Belichick has followed down the path of Richard Nixon when it comes to letting one's legacy be defined by a "third-rate" scandal. The Patriots need a Super Bowl victory now more than ever.
    01/21/2015 - 8:53 pm | View Link
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  • Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget proposal spells trouble for Missouri schools
    He won’t get there by playing games with the legislature. To make matters worse, a change in a law passed last year will force a shift in funding among schools districts, meaning some suburban and rural districts could actually see their funding drop ...
    01/22/2015 - 1:27 pm | View Link
  • Explosive Allegations Of New Obama Admin Scandal- “Worse Than Anything Nixon Ever Did”
    President Nixon had to resign the presidency because he used the agencies of the U.S. government to attack and spy on his political opposition. He almost was not caught. He almost skated by with saying he was not aware of the break-in at Watergate, the ...
    10/28/2014 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Sharyl Attkisson’s computer intrusions: ‘Worse than anything Nixon ever did’
    The intrusions into former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson’s computers constitute the narrative spine of the reporter’s new book “Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s ...
    10/26/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Gohmert: Holder Worse Than John Mitchell, Nixon's AG Who Went to Jail
    saying that Holder is the worst attorney general in his lifetime–including John Mitchell, Richard Nixon’s attorney general who went to jail for covering up Watergate. “For many years now, I have been calling for Attorney General Holder’s ...
    09/25/2014 - 9:25 am | View Link
  • Nixon vs. Obama: Yes, Nixon was bad but Obama is worse
    Forty years ago public outrage about the actions of President Richard Milhous Nixon, lead by his long time liberal critics, forced him to be the first U.S. chief executive to resign the presidency. Critics screamed about Nixon’s extra-legal and extra ...
    08/8/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Watergate: The Scandal That Brought Down Richard Nixon
    “Watergate” is a general term used to describe a complex web of political scandals between 1972 and 1974. The word specifically refers to the Watergate Hotel in ...
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  • jimmysnax: Richard Nixon: Bad President!
    January 20, 1969 – August 9, 1974, almost two terms. In terms of the Worst U.S. Presidents in history, for a long time in my estimation, Nixon was the one.
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