Woodward and Bernstein Thought Nixon Defined Corruption. Then Came Trump.

From a Washington Post story by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein headlined “Woodward and Bernstein thought Nixon defined corruption. Then came Trump.”:

President George Washington, in his celebrated 1796 Farewell Address, cautioned that American democracy was fragile. “Cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government,” he warned.

Two of his successors — Richard Nixon and Donald Trump — demonstrate the shocking genius of our first president’s foresight.