5 years later, this video is more poignant. This footage is likely to show up again and again in movies and documentaries when the world examines this failed presidency again and again.
One could never imagine that history would breed a better asshole than Dick Nixon, but there you go. The fecund moss of the conservative movement that we were warned about by Sinclair Lewis has borne the fruit that the west deserved.
If anything, the past 8 years should serve as a reminder that tyrants will often come wrapped in familiar paper and borne by the lope of a close friend.
Next time, let’s get it correct and fight against these kinds of fools before they destroy the west again.