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Friday, March 14, 2014

Following The Trail Nixon Blazed

Obama shows the same Orwellian disregard for the Constitution.

What would a president do if he were furious over criticism, or felt that his noble aims justified most means of attaining them?

Answer that by comparing the behavior of Richard Nixon to that of an increasingly similar Barack Obama.

Nixon tried to use the Internal Revenue Service to go after his political enemies — although his IRS chiefs at least refused his orders to focus on liberals.

Nixon ignored settled law and picked and chose which statutes he would enforce — from denying funds for the Clean Water Act to ignoring congressional subpoenas.

Nixon attacked TV networks and got into personal arguments with journalists such as CBS’s Dan Rather.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nixon was white, Obama is black. I know he's mixed, but he pulls the race card which greatly diminishes his whiteness. Had a republican done this it would have been all over the papers and democrats would be outraged and calling for impeachment.