Tag Archives: Nixon

Mueller and the Court

Alan Zendell, August 5, 2018 As frequently noted here and elsewhere. Donald Trump is a master of obfuscation. While those of us who are trained in logical discourse and scientific method are often appalled by his relatively incoherent style, it … Continue reading

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A Sad, Embarrassing Wreck of a Man

Alan Zendell, July 18, 2018 We’ve all had two days to absorb the Helsinki press conference in which Russian President Putin smirked and our president misread the expression as a friendly smile. No doubt we’ve all formed our opinions about … Continue reading

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Above the Law?

Alan Zendell, June 4, 2018 Three years after he resigned the presidency, Richard Nixon sat for four televised interviews with noted journalist David Frost. At one point, Frost asked Nixon, “Would you say that there are certain situations…where the president can decide … Continue reading

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A Clear And Present Danger

Alan Zendell, January 5, 2018 The investigation of possible collusion with Russia by the Trump campaign and renewed scrutiny of the circumstances that led to the president firing FBI Director James Comey are once again dominating the news media and … Continue reading

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Teflon Trump

Alan Zendell, December 11, 2017 I don’t know whether I’m more frustrated by the White House’s rejection of any point of view but its own concerning sexual misconduct, or by the strident defense of the president in this regard by … Continue reading

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Then (1974) vs Now (2017)

Alan Zendell, August 18, 2017 My generation remembers the anxiety of the last months of the Nixon administration. Years of disillusionment over Vietnam, Nixon’s attempt to subvert the 1972 election process, the painful progression of Watergate, and the week by … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Morning Massacre

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2017 In the coming weeks, we will no doubt hear hundreds of partisan views about whether the firing of James Comey is comparable to the infamous Saturday Night Massacre of October 20, 1973. Amid the growing … Continue reading

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