Tag Archives: Richard Nixon

The Next Presidential Succession

Even with Donald Trump in the White House, there has been a remarkable stability with Presidents. In the last 40 years, no one has left office through unnatural means. Presidents have died in office in 1841, 1850, 1865, 1881, 1901, … Continue reading

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Politics Round-up July 25 2013

In a post about Ted Cruz, Jonathan Bernstein defends George McGovern who lost 49 states against Richard Nixon in 1972. Beyond that, it’s not clear that reputation for ideological extremism was McGovern’s main problem that year. The Democrats really were … Continue reading

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Will Obama be the liberal Reagan?

After Obama’s inauguration speech, political pundits have started wondering whether he could be the liberal Reagan. Greg Sargent sums it up, although he prefers the term Anti-Reagan to Liberal Reagan. Little by little, it’s sinking in that Obama’s inaugural speech has … Continue reading

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THE MOST QUALIFIED MEN TO EVER BECOME PRESIDENT

Four years ago, many Republicans argued that Barack Obama, as a fourth-year Senator, was not qualified to be President. Now Democrats are making similar claims about Mitt Romney, who was elected to his one term in elected office a decade … Continue reading

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