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Watergate at 40: Obama is the Democrats’ Nixon

Ken5061 Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 11:10 PM
Nixon would make ten Obamas. Nixon did a lot of good things and not many bad, that I saw. Obama has done a lot of bad things and not mang good, that I have seen. Nixon was hated by the press for fighting communists. Maybe that colors your input.
Earl29 Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 5:23 AM
The worse thing Nixon ever did was say "We are all Keynesians now" and believe it.

The national nightmare that has been Obama was brought into sharper contrast last weekend for me as I read stories about the 40th anniversary of Watergate.

In governing style, not necessarily substance, there are certainly parallels between Obama and Nixon.

In can be argued that both men derived their aggressiveness from feelings of inadequacy they endured as children. Both brought these feelings of adequacy in the form of personal demons into the White House; demons that gave them plastic personalities that never really took shape. Both let their demons dictate how they governed- rudderless, compass-less but always needy- to the great...

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