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  •  Ford pardoned Nixon (4+ / 0-)
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    Dragon5616, paradise50, LinSea, dharmasyd

    so it's a bit of a stretch to say he was a decent man with a good heart.  The fix was in, and he was the fixer who set a precedent for presidents being above the law.

    "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

    by Subterranean on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 10:38:07 AM PDT

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    •  I don't think so, really. (2+ / 0-)
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      paradise50, LinSea

      I think resignation of the presidency is a pretty harsh punishment. Although I was calling for Nixon's head at the time, looking back, I don't think it would have been a good thing.

      But I get where you are coming from.

      "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them...well, I have others." --Groucho Marx

      by Dragon5616 on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 10:54:58 AM PDT

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