Skip to comments.Watergate and The Trump Crisis
Posted on 11/14/2019 1:26:02 PM PST by Jim Noble
Richard Nixon was elected to his second term as President in November 1972 with 60.1% of the popular vote and 520 electoral votes. Less than two years later, he was removed from office (forced to resign) by a conspiracy orchestrated by the CIA (Woodward), the FBI (Felt), the media (Bradlee, Bernstein) and Democrats in Congress.
At the time, no American was more enthusiastic for his removal than me. I was a true Watergate fanatic. I ate, slept, and talked Watergate. The day he resigned, I was overjoyed.
I was fooled, and many are being fooled right now, in the same way, by the same conspirators, following the same script aiming for the same outcome.
Let me explain.
Nixon had campaign operatives commit a crime (burglary) for the purpose of finding evidence of another crime (prostitution) and to hurt his enemies. He made a mistake doing this. He rationalized it, I'm sure, by reference to the innumerable crimes of the whoremaster John Kennedy and his successor LBJ. This happened in June of 1972. By the time America went to the polls in November, every single American knew the President's men had broken into the Watergate and believed or strongly suspected that he was somehow involved.
Nevertheless, the voters gave Nixon the largest COMBINED popular and electoral vote majority in the history of the nation. But the Deep State did not agree with the voters' verdict.
So, they constructed a narrative which was supposed to take months, maybe more than a year, to play out.
Those of us who were alive in those days remember the drip, drip, drip of revelation after revelation, "discovered" by CIA operative Woodward and leaked to Bernstein by FBI operative Felt. It was SO EXCITING! LIKE A MOVIE! EXCEPT IT WAS REAL!
But, of course, it wasn't real at all. Every "fact", real and invented, was known to the coup plotters from the beginning.
Had the Democrats in Congress opened an "impeachment inquiry" in January of 1973, they would have been laughed out of town. But that wasn't what they were trying to do.
What they wanted, and what they eventually got, was to get Nixon's Republican defenders to coalesce around a defense that the Deep State know was false, could prove was false, and would drop on the Republicans like an atom bomb at just the right moment.
Alexander Butterfield "accidentally revealed" the existence of White House tapes at a Senate hearing. Of course, this wasn't an accident. And it wasn't a secret, not from the CIA, not from the FBI, not from the traitors on the National Security Council and the other Deep State organs (yes, Henry Kissinger, I'm looking at you).
At the time, it was inconceivable that anyone other than "Tricky Dick" could have erased the famous 18 minute segment. But it's much more likely now, after seeing Ciamarella and Vindman in action, that this was done with malicious intent by globalist spies in the White House still smarting over the spanking delivered to McGovern less that 24 months earlier.
The correct defense of Richard Nixon was to confess that his subordinates had done it, to name his predecessors who had done much, much worse, to apologize to the whore involved, and to point America towards her future.
Once again, Republicans are coalescing around a point (no quid-pro-quo) that the other side knows is false, and can prove is false.
Soon, they will have Republicans saying. "Well, of course, we AGREE with our friends across the aisle that IF the President offered something to the President of Ukraine, taht he deserves to be removed, BUT, we know he didn't" - and when teh bad guys produce the tape recording of the phone call they've had all along, out he goes.
Trump's proper defense is, "You're goddam right I ordered the Code Red". anything less is bound to fail.
I see Tuna Nan told us what Trump “did” was much worse than Nixon.
Projecting again — it’s all she has.
Woodward was a CIA operative???
It’s NOT projection.
By now, most living Americans probably believe the false Watergate story. Associating “Trump” and “Watergate” (expect to hear much more of this) is being done to prepare the battlefield and soften resistance to Trump’s removal.
Well all I can say is if they do collapse and join the Democrats they are history. It’s all up to them, and they will be complicit in what transpires as a result. It won’t be pretty is all I will say.
You are correct, Jim.
Watergate was a Media Coup against a duly elected President.
We were fooled because we were never told how much the Media covered for all the past Democrat Presidents from FDR on.
It was, in effect, carefully selected making of political scandal.
Politicians have been running scared of the Media since then.
Now, the Media power is being broken by technology, and they are frustrated and going insane.
Nixon’s greatest mistake in the whole Watergate scandal was committed one particular Saturday Night.
Had he not fired Cox and set into motion this FUBAR, he would have survived.
This is why I repeatedly warned against Trump firing Mueller or Rosenstein or others. That would have been HIS Saturday Night Massacre.
Fortunately he took my advice. (You know what I mean)
Riigghht. That worked so well for Col. Jessup. How could it not work for President Trump? (Insert huge eyeroll)
In 1969 and 1970, Woodward, then a naval officer, routinely briefed Haig at the White House ...
Woodward was a Naval officer????????
There are many, many people who believe in the MSM-Democrat narrative. They believe that the original Steele "dossier" is 100% true. They believe that Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they believe that the Russian intelligence apparatus used the internet to undermine Hillary Clinton's message to voters and to steal votes from her by interfering with voting machine data collection.
They believe that what Adam Schiff read into the Congressional Record on September 26th was an actual, verbatim transcript of a conversation between Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky that took place on July 25th of this year. They believe that President Trump did in fact use American financial aid as a lever to force Zelensky to give Trump dirt to hurt Joe Biden in his bid to become President in 2020.
They absolutely believe every one of these things, and that Brett Kavanaugh raped Christine Blasey Ford when he was in high school, and that he participated in gang rapes of Blasey Ford and other high-school girls at that time.
They are basically separating America into two distinct Americas, with different realities and different belief systems. They are using modern communications technology to do this.
If Felt had gotten the FBI director’s job Nixon would be fine.
I believe he was in Navy Intelligence.
Stephen K. Bannon, Jason Miller, and Raheem Kassam are joined by Congressman Matt Gaetz and Senator Mike Braun to dissect the so-called bombshell testimonies of William Taylor and George Kent before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
To start the audio the start button is at the bottom within the red bar.
There is no crime here. There is no “Code Red”.
Interesting, I never thought Nixon guilty of anything. My heart ached for him on the day of his resignation speech. What is being done to Donald Trump is EXACTLY what they did to Nixon, only this time, thankfully, with far less success!
Wow. I had never heard that before. Not that it changes much but, yeah, he was the traitor pretending to be investigating a mole a la Kevin Costner’s character in No Way Out.
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