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OldLeftieLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-03-05 09:26 PM
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3. Absolute power
That's what it was all about, and that's why it's scary to watch what's going on again.

Nixon and his thugs didn't just want to win re-election - they wanted to destroy the "other side," and, because he and his cohorts were angry, paranoid, evil men, then they wanted to destroy everyone on the "other side."

It was about rage, power, and paranoia.

I really do urge you to read Woodward and Bernstein's "All The President's Men." It's still the definitive study - I think - of what happened. (You'll need to make a chart to follow the characters.)
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