Wednesday, September 10, 2014


Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge, on the 40th anniversary of Gerald Ford's inexcusable pardon of Richard Nixon.
But the idea that “too big to fail” institutions are too fragile to handle honest reckoning with the truth is not courage. It is civic cowardice. Better, much better, that we keep the faith: that our Constitution can work, that our great republic is a government of laws and not men, and that here, the people rule.

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