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Obama vindicates Nixon: On Isa
New York Post, by William McGurn

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Posted By:geo11, 8/8/2014 3:58:19 AM

It’s not true, as his critics like to say, that the president who went to Cairo to tell the world his election heralded great new things for the Middle East now has nothing to show for it. When the history books are written, they will credit Barack Obama for making Richard Nixon look like Moses. Forty years ago this evening, in a televised address to the nation, Nixon told the American people that, effective noon the next day, “I shall resign the presidency.” Since then the man’s failings have been exhaustively chronicled, and on this sorry anniversary they’ve once again been dragged out

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Nixon understood foreign policy and knew who his friends were.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 8/8/2014 5:14:55 AM     (No. 9957623)

...the phrase "stinging rebuke" comes to mind...

...Nixon was more than twice the President, and a far more complex...

...Barry´s weaknesses are all just out there for the world to see and take advantage of...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 8/8/2014 5:44:52 AM     (No. 9957635)

There is no worse ally a country could have than the US under the obama administration. We ignore or undercut our traditional allies and bolster our enemies.

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Posted By: geo11- 8/26/2014 4:18:54 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: JoniTx- 9/24/2014 6:08:28 PM     Post Reply
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