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Old 07-17-2017, 12:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sredni Eel View Post

Is this a case of history repeating itself and even Nixon had supporters in the face of overwhelming evidence against him, or are Trump supporters really this delusional?
History is not repeating itself. My whole (immediate) family were Nixon supporters. Nixon himself only tried to keep a lid on things for the sake of others, not himself. My father liked to joke that the only mistake Nixon made was getting caught.

Nixon was a hell of a diplomat. The White House should have taken advantage of that instead of ostracizing him.

Some people say I didn't handle it properly and they're right. I screwed it up. Mea culpa. But let's get on to my achievements. You'll be here in the year 2000 and we'll see how I'm regarded then
Call me names, I won't care. I still have respect for the man.
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