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The Terrible Cost of Presidential Racism

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As Americans grapple with problems of racism and power, a newly declassified trove of White House tapes provides startling evidence of the bigotry voiced by...
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Brent Scowcroft Didn’t Always Follow ‘the Scowcroft Model’

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It became known in foreign policy circles as “the Scowcroft model.” Brent Scowcroft, the former national security adviser for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W....
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Nixon Did Call the Military on Protesters. He Just Covered It Up.

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In the spring of 1971, Richard Nixon found himself in a situation not unlike President Trump’s. His approval rating was falling — in Mr. Nixon’s...
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Trump Has Been Comparing Himself to Nixon. That’s Hooey.

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President Trump has been comparing himself to Richard Nixon, tweeting “LAW & ORDER,” and claiming he learned a lot from Nixon. Others have been comparing...
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Trump Doesn’t Speak for the ‘Silent Majority’

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President Trump believes he represents the “silent majority” of the country against a dangerous, radical minority. He says as much on Twitter, frequently yelling “SILENT...
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Did Mueller Ever Stand a Chance Against Trump and Roger Stone?

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In 1972, I served as an assistant special prosecutor for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, which investigated the connection between the White House and the...
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Trump Broke the Tax Release Tradition. There’s Only One Way to Fix It.

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When Richard Nixon declared, “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook,” we often forget that he wasn’t talking about...
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In the Supreme Court’s Trump Tax Ruling, Voters Lose

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In two major cases on Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected President Trump’s attempt to avoid all legal scrutiny of his financial records and reaffirmed the...
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Who Can We Trust With the Nuclear Button? No One

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The current debate about how President Trump is abusing his role as commander in chief has an even darker, nuclear dimension. If the president can...