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  •  Who does he think was smart? (0+ / 0-)

    I'd say HW, Nixon, maybe Eisenhower......then I'd have to go back to the TR Roosevelt.

    Ideology is an excuse to ignore common sense.

    by Bush Bites on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 05:50:09 AM PDT

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    •  He suggested that (0+ / 0-)

      Reagan, Ford, and Ike got a bad rap, but then generalized that to 'all Republican Presidents get treated like that by the media'.

      •  ford did (1+ / 0-)
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        Ike probably did,  though he'll never admit reagan was senile.

        "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

        by Greg Dworkin on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 08:31:11 AM PDT

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        •  The bad rap Ford gets from me was for pardoning (0+ / 0-)

          Nixon.  I think that gave considerable buttressing to the notion that Presidents get to be above the law, and led directly to the severe abuses of the executive power in the Bush II White House, especially since so many of Shrub's cronies were old cold warriors.

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