Tag: Richard Nixon

The Rise of Donald Trump Recalls the Downfall of Richard Nixon

A week is not enough time to absorb the impact of this historically divisive presidential election. It’s natural to be reeling, considering how wrong the polls were about Hillary Clinton’s prospects and how the outcome could harm the planet, let alone the country. This shock is how I felt watching the electoral returns in 1972 when President Richard Nixon obliterated the anti-Vietnam War candidate Sen. George McGovern from South Dakota.

Clinton & Trump: A Plague On Both Your Houses

American political history suggests that somewhere along the way our national superego awakens to suppress the worst of our urges. We relegate fringe candidates to their proper place in history and gravitate to the more centrist message.

’60s Generation Holds Key To New York Primary

Quinnipiac University Poll’s Assistant Director Maurice Carroll says that Hillary Clinton “leads Sen. Bernie Sanders in many New York demographic groups except the young folks and very liberal voters, but it’s a huge lead among black voters that gives her a comfortable double-digit margin.”

‘Orphans’ to Play Conklin Barn in Huntington

A Long Island-based production company was inspired to bring the show to Huntington after seeing the Broadway adaptation.

Rumsey Punch: How Obama Blew It

When push came to shove, and his party was literally up against the wall, his inability to communicate viscerally will have profound political repercussions in the months to come.

IRS Tea Party Audits Sparks Outrage, Probes

“It warrants a full congressional and criminal investigation.”
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