It was 46 years ago today that Richard Nixon resigned the presidency for crimes that so quaintly, ludicrously pale before Don the Con's that today, amidst the apocalypse, the war-mongering, burglary-bungling, I-am-not-a-crook loser we all thought represented the greasy bottom of the political barrel almost looks like a goddamn saint. In his resignation speech, Nixon repeatedly cited "the interests of the nation," which he insisted always superseded his own. By taking this action, he said, "I hope that I will have hastened the start of that process of healing which is so desperately needed in America." For years - or is it decades? - Americans have been clamoring for Trump to follow what now, having gone as low as we can possibly go and then some, seems a magnanimous example. And think of the ratings! Just sayin'.
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