Part Two: Obama=Nixon?

My earlier post (Obama=Nixon?) suggesting a resemblance between

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Harry Truman's sage advice should be taken to heart by Barack Obama

theNixonadministration's enemies list and the Obama White House going after its enemies drew a number of protests, outraged that I would dare compare the two presidents.

But here's another post along the same lines that you might find interesting:

When Barack Obama promised to deliver "a new kind of politics" to Washington, most folk didn't picture Rahm Emanuel with a baseball bat. These days, the capital would make David Mamet, who wrote Malone's memorable movie dialogue, proud.

A White House set on kneecapping its opponents isn't, of course, entirely new. (See: Nixon) What is a little novel is the public and bare-knuckle way in which the Obama team is waging these campaigns against the other side.

As President Harry Truman (a Democrat by the way) once said: "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen."

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