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Schieffer to Woodward: How Can Presidents
Prevent Watergate-Type Scandals?

Mediaite, by Evan McMurry

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/11/2014 1:10:45 PM

Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer asked the famed investigative duo Woodward and Bernstein if they learned anything from Watergate that could help future presidents can avoid political scandals. Woodward had one piece of advice, gleamed from Robert McNamara’s lessons from Vietnam. “The advisors to the president need to sit around with the president and argue with him,” he said, “and say, ‘Wait a minute, let’s look at all the options.’ You have to create a conflict situation. McNamara said what happens in the presidency is no one wants to argue with the president, particularly in front of other advisors.

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The reprehensible hack Schieffer couldn´t bring himself to ask those two jerks about Obama being worse than Nixon. If only they were as concerned about the massive abuse of power by Obama and his regime. The link below provides the entire interview. You just cannot miss the bitter irony of that pathetic, worthless interview.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/bob-woodward-carl-bernstein-reflect-on-watergate-40-years-later/

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LAW428, 8/11/2014 1:14:19 PM     (No. 9961614)

Become a Democrat, then one can avoid all accountability.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/11/2014 1:18:29 PM     (No. 9961619)

#1 you beat me to it, want to add have a media totally in the bag. Means the same thing as be a Democrat.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/11/2014 1:23:52 PM     (No. 9961631)

Barky´s cabinet never even sees him except on TV. He appoints them , sends them out with the direct order to destroy this country . They only see him when he´s on TV stuttering and stammering in his hip-hop stacatto ghetto-speak.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/11/2014 1:46:12 PM     (No. 9961662)

Schieffer needs to hang it up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/11/2014 1:55:45 PM     (No. 9961685)

Disgraceful.
Scheiffer started out with "what good friends they are".
No mention of FBI agent Felt who betrayed the Presidency out of revenge and was the real Deep Throat.
Hardly " investigative" reporting when you are being briefed by the FBI agent in charge of the investigation/s.
No mention of John Dean´s self serving actions or his wife´s escort service.
More Dem propaganda.
No link to Obamas genuine abuse of power and lawless administration and his criminal AG.
Are there any Dem Patriots who will call for Obamas resignation? Bidens?
Iraq, IRS, fast and Furious, false data on UAC and always Benghazi.
There is not a " cancer on the Presidency" it is a rotting corpse.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/11/2014 1:59:49 PM     (No. 9961692)

Easy answer - by setting standards and being an example.

The reason we are where we are is that Obama set really low standards and his minions are following his example.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Juannieboy, 8/11/2014 2:06:04 PM     (No. 9961704)



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Juannieboy, 8/11/2014 2:16:26 PM     (No. 9961725)

I was so enraged with Grandpa Bob Schieffer that I had to change the channel a few minutes in. These Sunday Shows are going to be the death of me and anyone else with common sense. Yeah, Nixon and Watergate was a real threat to our Republic...but not a single word about Dear Leaders and his henchmen.

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