Not Learning From History
Just yesterday, Rod Blagojevich said at a press conference that he was not troubled by reports the feds were recording him: If anybody wants to ...
Just yesterday, Rod Blagojevich said at a press conference that he was not troubled by reports the feds were recording him:
If anybody wants to tape my conversations, go right ahead, feel free to do it. I appreciate anybody who wants to tape me openly and notoriously. And those who feel like they wanna sneakily and wear taping devices, I would remind them that it kinda smells like Nixon and Watergate.
The point about the Watergate tapes is that they provided incontrovertible proof to Nixon's critics. The lesson for corrupt politicians -- and I'm not saying that Blagojevich is one -- was not to talk when you know the tape recorders are running.
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