On June 17 1972 a break-in at Democratic headquarters led by Republican crook Richard Nixon ended with his resignation on 8/5/74.
It was nearly 50 years ago this day, that Tricky Dick showed the GOP to prey on Democracy and the rule of law our founding fathers had meticulously crafted to avoid the circumstances we face today from the Republican Party and the dirty trick they continue to play.
If history repeats itself as many people say, then twice impeached and one-term loser Donald Trump’s days are numbered and he should soon be paying for planning and organizing his unsuccessful insurrection day.
After Watergate, A Generation of Frightened Editors
8 cartoons that shaped our view of Watergate — and still resonate today https://www.washingtonpost.com/comics/2022/06/16/cartoons-watergate-nix…
The difference between Nixon and Trump
The wreckage of Watergate and Jan. 6 is a half-century apart yet rooted in the same ancient thirst for power at any cost.
Two presidents, wily and profane, tried an end-run around democracy.
Mysteries from both affairs endure as the House inquiry into the Jan. 6, 2021, uprising at the Capitol intersects with this week’s Watergate 50th anniversary.
Can Watergate tell us anything, 50 years and another constitutional crisis later? https://www.ocregister.com/2022/06/17/can-watergate-tell-us-anything-50…