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Nixon could have squashed scandal ... easily

Forty-three years ago today, President Nixon missed an opportunity to squash what had been termed a “third-rate burglary.” All he had to do was deliver a brief speech on national television that went something like this: 440 more words

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IN DEEP

May 31st in history:

More than two thousand people died on May 31st, 1889, in the great Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood. Heavy rains caused a dam to break, unleashing all the water from a lake a few miles outside of Johnstown. 101 more words

Today In History

Woodward and Bush

This is unsurprising to me but will be an outrage for many.
http://althouse.blogspot.com.au/2015/05/bob-woodward-bush-did

One of the oldest lessons of propaganda is that a lie repeated often enough eventually becomes truth. 297 more words

Even if Woodward Has it Right He Has it Wrong: Bush WMD

Bob Woodward is back in the news, apparently feeling the need to be relevant again.  After all, forty years is a long time.

I don’t know much about Bob Woodward other than his penchant to seemingly know a lot about a lot of private stuff and then talk a lot about it.   520 more words

Politics

Media Mashup: May 26, 2015

CHARLIE BLOWHARD, IS THAT YOU?

Charlie Blowhard, aka Charles Blow, may surpass the inanity of former Timesman Fox Butterfield. In a column on Memorial Day, only Mr. 483 more words

New York Times