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BobFishell

It would be interesting to see the comparative popularity numbers broken out by age. I am old enough to remember Richard Nixon very well, and he was in every respect a better president than Trump could ever hope to be. Did Nixon abuse his power? Absolutely. Did he break the law? Absolutely. Did he lie? Absolutely. Did he do it nearly every single day of his presidency? Unlikely.

People also forget that some good legislation came through the Nixon White House. Repeal of the draft, voting rights for 18-year-olds, establishment of the EPA, not to mention his foreign policy accomplishments. Had it never come out that Nixon was dirty, he might have been remembered as one of the better presidents of the 20th Century.

I say this as a lifelong Democrat.

Gumbo_goddess

Nixon was highly intelligent, a classical pianist, a man with gifts whose paranoid and resentment got the better of him--a statesman by comparison. This guy is a thug.

AtlBlue2

He was also working on HealthCare when everything blew up and he resigned. He was the closest we came to getting universal healthcare until Obama came along. Looking back, it would have been easier to pass single payer, which is what Ted Kennedy was fighting for, back then, than it is today.

NDePendently

Some people apparently don't know Nixon had his campaign try to stall Vietnam peace talks because he thought it would give Hubert Humphrey an edge in the 1968 election. Not to mention his opening relations with communist China led to the outsourcing of thousands of jobs, multiple product safety issues with imports, & most of the trade deficit we have today. So, Trump has a very steep hill to climb to beat him for the title of worst president ever. However, he seems to be working hard to accomplish the task.

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