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I’m reading John Farrell’s fine biography of Richard Nixon, America’s Last Liberal President (TM). I had been meaning to blog about the smoking run evidence Farrell found in contemporaneous notes from Haldeman that Nixon and Kissinger sabotaged peace talks in Vietnam to kneecap Humphrey in 1968, but Dylan Matthews beat me to it: This same […]
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That Richard Nixon. What leadership he showed signing environmental legislation that passed the House 421-4 or whatever. That’s the sign of a true liberal. America’s great environmentalist president! And when he wasn’t doing that or finding other ways to advance liberalism like burglarizing the office of his opponent or rewarding the worst elements of the […]
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Obama’s Legacy

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On March 25, 2016
Dylan Matthews: [The ACA] is, to quote Harvard political scientist Theda Skocpol, “a century-defining accomplishment in the last industrial democracy to resist using national government to ensure access to health coverage for most citizens.” FDR failed, Truman failed, Nixon failed, Carter failed, Clinton failed — and Obama succeeded. He filled in the one big remaining […]
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