The Aborted Nixon Revolution

Morgenthau, Hans J.
August 1973
New Republic;8/11/73, Vol. 169 Issue 6, p17
Focuses on the activities of present U.S. President Richard Nixon administration in the backdrop of Watergate Affair. Impact of Watergate Affair on the future of politics in the U.S.; View that the affair has violated the very fundamental principles of government; View that the perpetrators of Watergate have desire to hold on to power above observance of constitutional and statutory restraints; Criticism of government's decision to order for audit of a few selected person's income tax returns since it implies bipartisan move on the part of government; Discussion on abusing of law by the present government; Corruption in the field of law enforcement; View that U.S. President Richard Nixon administration reflects the image of a totalitarian government; Discussion on conservatism found in U.S. political thought.


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