Truth Takes a Holiday

 The actual joy in the press/media over the fall of Nixon also led to a new arrogance among members of the national press which contributed to the election of the unprepared, incapable and inept Jimmy Carter in 1976. Though totally unqualified for the office, Carter was running against Gerald Ford, the man who had pardoned Nixon to finally end “our national nightmare”. The press had wanted Nixon’s blood – his utter disgrace was not enough. That alone made Ford unacceptable according to the liberal orthodoxy. That was not the truth the American voter should have heard because – he wasn’t.

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