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.

  • A Lesson to Learn - Huffington Post
    ... on my principles because it's got to get a lot worse before it gets any ... It was Hubert Humphrey versus Richard Nixon and I had to make a ...
    08/30/2014 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • 5 Ferguson isn't about black rage against cops. It's white rage ... - Washington Post
    ... and deployed with precision by Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald ... things, and a byproduct of them is blacks get hurt worse than whites.
    08/30/2014 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • Differences in Black and White - Black Voice News
    Justice differences in black and white - Charlotte Post
    08/30/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • Fox News is Tearing Us Apart: Race Baiting and Divisiveness Hits a ... -
    Whether George Zimmerman, Bundy or Ferguson, it just gets worse. ... But almost 50 years after Nixon first launched his “Southern Strategy,
    08/29/2014 - 10:22 am | View Link
  • Police Tactics Again Under the Spotlight in Racially Charged ... - Huffington Post
    U.S. college campuses in protest of President Richard Nixon's order to ... They're worse than the Brownshirts and the communist element and also
    08/29/2014 - 10:08 am | View Link
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  • Greg Johnson: The idea of Obama as president was better than reality
    Reality bites, and the great American mistakes of 2008 and 2012 are now taking a chunk out of our national soul and masticating world order. Now that we’ve seen the real Barack Obama, we’ve learned that President Barack Obama is not the Barack Obama of our imagination.
    07/13/2014 - 3:00 am | View Link
    A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II. Worse than Richard M. Nixon, driven from the presidency by Watergate? Obama is in trouble, no matter how carefully you peel through the Quinnipiac University poll that is causing such a firestorm.
    07/12/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • In this section
    The Watergate scandal still resonates 40 years after the historic resignation of a sitting United States president. In light of the revelations about the NSA’s widespread surveillance program, it has taken on new significance.
    07/10/2014 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • CURL: In Obama White House, echoes of Nixon
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: There's a scene in the movie "All the President's Men" — a terrifying scene — that could easily have been written about the Obama White House today. In it, reporter Bob Woodward is talking with his secret source, Deep Throat, in a gloomy parking garage about Edmund Muskie's failed ...
    07/6/2014 - 5:06 pm | View Link
  • A Romney sequel?
    Could Mitt follow in Richard Nixon's presidential footsteps?
    07/3/2014 - 5:40 pm | View Link
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  • Book Salon Preview: The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
    Bush’s NSA warrantless wiretap program. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Blind Ambition, Broken Government, Conservatives Without Conscience, and Worse Than Watergate. (Viking Adult / Penguin) John Dean talked about his book, The Nixon ...
    08/30/2014 - 8:22 am | View Link
  • Christian missionary who tried to bring down plane before he was punched in the face by the pilot has been charged by police
    With this bloke fiddling with the controls. It could have been much worse, a real disaster.' Australia By Air CEO, David Trevelyan, who said the elderly man was a first time customer with his company, told Nine News Mr Chandler's flying skills were ...
    08/27/2014 - 12:31 am | View Link
  • Letter: Clearly, Obama is far, far worse than Nixon
    A recent Sound Off comment said that Obama has been worse than Nixon. I couldn’t agree more. President Obama is far far worse, exponentially worse, than President Nixon. President Obama, our nation’s armed forces’ commander-in-chief, illegally and ...
    08/18/2014 - 5:12 pm | View Link
  • Missouri National Guard Ordered Into Ferguson by Governor Nixon
    In another sign that the situation in Ferguson, Missouri is getting worse again, Governor Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard on Monday to help restore peace to the St Louis suburb, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse people protesting against ...
    08/18/2014 - 1:49 am | View Link
  • Letter: This administration worse than Nixon's
    It is particularly worth now recalling the Watergate affair that resulted in the resignation of President Richard Nixon 40 years ago and noting the somewhat self-congratulatory tone of columnist Dan Thomasson towards the role of the media. Thomasson states ...
    08/15/2014 - 12:45 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 ...
    08/30/2014 - 10:38 am | View Website
  • Rush Limbaugh: Obama Is Worse Than Nixon And Needs To Be ...
    Rush Limbaugh is joining the impeachobamacampaign folks and calling for President Obama to be impeached because he's so much worse than Richard Nixon.
    08/30/2014 - 5:30 am | View Website
  • Watergate scandal
    The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s as a result of the June 17, 1972 break-in at the Democratic ...
    08/29/2014 - 8:30 am | View Website
  • Newspaper Apologizes for Endorsing Obama: ‘Far Worse ...
    You got that right. Far worse than Nixon. Why has Congress not removed this dangerous compulsive liar and criminal, with no regard for the rule of law from office?
    08/29/2014 - 3:08 am | View Website
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president ...
    08/28/2014 - 1:03 pm | View Website
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