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Lessons of Watergate For the New Media Age

The shadow of Watergate falls lightly over U.S. politics.

Edward Wasserman (via www.wlu.edu) The shadow of Watergate falls only lightly across the U.S. political landscape. Instead, the epic scandal is discernible mainly in the absence of the evils that engendered it. Even during the panicky post-9/11 era, when the temptation to ignore the law at times overwhelmed good judgment, never were even the most zealous of Bush-Cheney toadies accused of using the machinery of state to punish partisan adversaries. Continue reading...

POSTED: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 4:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:24am
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Edward Wasserman