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The Nixonization of Donald Trump

Institute for Policy Studies

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The comparisons are multiplying. There was Trump’s appeal to the “silent majority” during the presidential election, his later adoption of the “mad man” theory in his foreign policy, his possible taping of conversations, his arm-twisting of top officials, and his all-around involvement in the scandals enveloping his administration.
In a late night monologue last week, Jimmy Kimmel delivered a particularly apt zinger: “When we said Trump should act more presidential, we probably should have specified — we didn’t mean Nixon.”
But it’s worse than that. I knew Richard Nixon (well, not directly), and Donald Trump is no Richard …read more

Source: Institute for Policy Studies

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