Trump, Watergate, Nixon, Rockefeller: the real lesson
—Two very different men, two very different presidents, Trump and Nixon; but the real reasons for attacking them are the same—
by Jon Rappoport
February 22, 2017
Watergate eventually became the story of two young rookie reporters who exposed and took down a president. Nixon.
Try to think of another major story in your lifetime where the reporters themselves took center stage, and in the process nearly eclipsed their own work. Odd.
One of them, Bob Woodward, expanded his fame. The powers-that-be permitted him to go on and, with extraordinary access, write books criticizing future presidents. Woodward became the in-house attack dog. Mr. Limited Hangout.
The other reporter, Carl Bernstein, faded into relative obscurity. Well, after all, he began exposing many journalists’ connections to the CIA. That wasn’t a productive career move. It was, perhaps, a case of him biting the CIA hand…
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