2007August8, Wednesday

Fred Thompson Not the Watergate Hero He’d Have You Think

Posted in Politics at 9:41 by Trey Austin

Fred Thompson likes to tout his role in overturning the Nixon administration with his role on the investigative committee. It’s funny, though, that Thompson’s own words come back to haunt him, showing that he wanted to use his role on the committee to help Nixon (but was prevented from doing so), and Nixon considered him to be “dumb as hell” but friendly and helpful to his administration. This was confirmed when Thompson’s conspiring to help the Nixon administration avert the worst of possible outcome came to light among committee members.

Read more here: The Fred Thompson Watergate Myth. (Be sure to notice that the page this takes you to is only one of four.)

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