Not much difference between the actions of Nixon and Trump

Tuesday , May 08, 2018 - 6:00 AM2 comments

When Richard Nixon picked up the phone and ordered the FBI to stop the investigation of Watergate, he became guilty of obstructing justice. Recognizing that the noose was tightening around his neck, he resigned rather than face certain impeachment.

President Donald Trump fired the director of the FBI and two days later boasted that he did it to get “this Russia thing” off his back.

Is there a dime’s worth of difference between the actions of these two men? Trump is an egregious political aberration, an immoral and fascist cancer growing on the presidency. When he’s finally gone, the exalted office he currently holds may have a chance at becoming great again.

M.J. Ogden

North Ogden

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