The Undrainable Swamp (Part 3): More Like Nixon 2.0 Than Reagan's Second Coming

Richard Nixon was riding high in January 1973 after winning a landslide victory by 46.7 million votes to McGovern's 28.9 million and taking the electoral college by a margin of 520-17. The perennially paranoid Nixon was actually bristling with confidence, demanding the resignation of his entire cabinet and launching a blizzard of plans for the most sweeping reforms of government agencies and domestic policies since the New Deal.

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