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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  • Dick Nixon sizes up the 2016 GOP field
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  • John Cusack: Obama is worse than Bush and more conservative than Nixon
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  • Nixon betrayal far worse than GOP Iran letter: Column
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  • Sharyl Attkisson’s computer intrusions: ‘Worse than anything Nixon ever did’
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  • Obama’s rating worse than Bush’s, worst since Nixon
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  • Celebritrash Side-Boob Rag: Obama Worse Than Nixon!
    Even Roger Stone, who was among the trickiest of Nixon’s CREEPs, says of the president: “Obama is worse than Nixon. The scandals are worse than Watergate.” He would know! Thank you, Globe Magazine, we are sheeple no more, and please do keep up the ...
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  • President Ford Pardons Richard Nixon
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  • Richard Nixon
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