Watergate and Iran-Contra were, in part at least, extensions of the original crimes, which involved dirty dealings to secure the immense power of the presidency.
Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter
The 47% stuff was bad enough, damning enough, but Romney just went on and on, rolling out a level of ignorance that ought to be disqualifying. Will it? Let’s hope so.
theatlantic/James Fallows/30 Apr 2012 Mitt Romney informs us that the raid that took out Osama bin Laden one year ago was no big deal, because “even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” Grrrrr. Necessary disclosure: I worked for Jimmy Carter and admire his intentions, his character, and many of his achievements, although I am [...]
Carter was the last incumbent Democratic President to lose a general election. In fact Carter was the only incumbent Democrat to lose a general election in the past century.
Until Barack Obama shows up on a U.S. aircraft carrier in a flight suit and an over-sized cod piece, no GOP loyalist can criticize him for boasting about the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden.