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NRO Senior Editor Jay Nordlinger: Reagan 'Welcomed Wetbacks'

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Birth Control Works7/16/2012 3:00:09 pm PDT

re: #208 freetoken

In my lifetime… I propose that the most important Presidential election was in 1968.

Yes, quite a bit in American politics and even international relations seems to be fallout from Richard Milhouse Nixon.

Imagine if… 5000 years from now, some historian looks back at the preceding 5 millennia and concludes that Nixon was the keystone to what happened afterward.

This is not unprecedented. Imagine being someone back in 50BC in the Italian peninsula, and someone else were to tell you that the popular general Gaius Julius Caesar was going to cross the river Rubicon in a few months and that all of history afterwards for millennia would mark that as a key point in human civilization. You’d be in disbelief.

More so than the Treaty of Versailles and Yalta?