Repealing Nixon’s Legacy

September 7, 2014 – This edition of the weekly column delves into the abuse of presidential power, examining the imperial presidency of Richard Nixon and how it pales in comparison to the illegal actions taken by the last two presidents of the United States.

From the column:

Repealing Nixon’s legacy requires building a new bipartisan coalition in favor of peace and civil liberties, rejecting what writer Gene Healy calls “the cult of the presidency,” and placing loyalty to the Constitution above partisanship. An important step must be restoring congressional supremacy in matters of war and peace.


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