Richard Nixon said many of the same things when Watergate was originally being slowly, slowly revealed. That didn’t work out too well for him. This is not going to work
“I AM NOT AN EMAIL CROOK!” The server fracas isn’t Watergate, yet, but the Democratic front-runner is starting to sound a little like Richard Nixon. More than a little, I’d say.
National Review: How Obama Officials Dodge the Freedom of Information Act, by John Fund: During the Watergate era, delaying tactics by government officials were dubbed “stonewalling.” Obama-administration officials seem to have added an element of farce to their cover-ups by literally going to the dogs. This week, the IRS admitted...
Hillary Hysteria is raging everywhere, from the most disreputable websites to the most respected newspapers. But why is the political press so agitated?
We are not by any stretch talking Watergate here. But Clinton’s email scandal -- like many modern political scandals -- is being given Watergate-like treatment.
Meghan McCain must have missed the memo when all the journalists at the White House Correspondents Dinner solemnly swore in April "not to talk about Hillary's appearance... because that is not journalism," as prompted by comedian host...Show More Summary
From the August 19 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Everything Is Always Watergate: Clinton Email Edition Fox's Special Report Pushes Comparisons Of Clinton Email Story To Watergate Myths And Facts On Hillary Clinton's Email And Reports Of "Top Secret" Materials More Myths And Facts On "Top Secret" Materials In Hillary Clinton's Email
Tom Brady is getting chopped down to size by famed 'Watergate' journalist Carl Bernstein... who says the Patriots QB can't hold a candle to Richard Nixon. We got Bernstein in D.C., and asked what he thought about…
From the August 18 edition of Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier: Previously: Everything Is Always Watergate: Clinton Email Edition
Conservatives are using the ongoing examination of Hillary Clinton's State Department emails to once again make a series of over-the-top accusations that compare her behavior to former President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal. Show More Summary
Dr. Richard S. Ross, a Johns Hopkins University cardiologist who helped examine former President Nixon to determine his ability to testify during the Watergate investigation, has died at his home in Baltimore. He was 91.
Dr. Ross pushed for broader education for prospective doctors and earlier helped assess Richard M. Nixon’s health during the Watergate investigation.
Turns out we weren't quite paranoid enough. This Pando story by Mark Ames (read it quick, it goes behind the paywall in a few hours) describes what just might be the real story behind Watergate and the infamous CREEP slush fund (Committee...Show More Summary
In an Op Ed below Eugene Robinson does a good job of summing up the political chaos we are experiencing today. At 69 I am familiar with the political chaos that resulted from the Vietnam war and later Watergate. But this is somehow different. Even in the late 60 s and early 70 s [...] The post Political Chaos appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Exclusive: After resigning over the Watergate political-spying scandal, President Nixon sought to rewrite the history of his Vietnam War strategies to deny swapping lives for political advantage, but newly released documents say otherwise, writes James DiEugenio. Show More Summary
Richard Nixon has been tarnished in the minds of many Americans, his name forever tethered to that infamous scandal known as “Watergate.” One...
Unfazed by Tricky Dick's resignation, the right doubled down on his politics of grievance and division
Stephanie Stradley has a good summary of the current state of the legal issues in the deflategate matter (Btw was there a handy suffix for scandal neologisms prior to Watergate? And will we ever come up with another one? I suppose the persistence of the -gate formulation is another tribute to the power of baby […]
D.C. officials say two companies face fines in the May 1 incident that injured two persons, shut down businesses.
John Mitchell, Nixon's Attorney General, was an terrible liar. He was jailed for perjury for giving false testimony during the Watergate hearings. Still, he knew a lot about lying. He could also turn a phrase. My favorite Mitchell quote is, "Figures lie and liars figure." [...]