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Few former presidents are as much fun to dislike as Nixon -- at least to those of us who were students when he was in office.

Yet even he did manage to get a few things right.  IMHO this is one of those.

Trivia:  He also introduced a health care bill (which died in Congress) that was arguably more comprehensive than the one we have today.  That doesn't redeem his actions, but does remind us that no one, not even Tricky Dick, was 100% evil.

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Originally posted to patg on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 02:31 PM PDT.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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