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  •  Thanks for busting this Nixon was Green myth (0+ / 0-)

    It regularly pops up here. People need to understand that the man had not an ounce of green in his blood, but that he did what was politically expedient, under pressure from a Democratic Congress and the public.

    He was listed as one of the presidents with the worst environmental records by The Daily Green, which said

    Yes, Richard Nixon (1969-1974) also appears on our list of the 10 greenest U.S. presidents. As we noted, many of the nation's landmark environmental laws were signed by the Republican, largely due to intense public pressure.

    Resist much, obey little. ~~Edward Abbey, via Walt Whitman

    by willyr on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 08:49:23 AM PDT

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