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Latest Gerald Ford Items
The mainstream media is bored with Republican presidential discourse and already has declared that CNN's big debate on Wednesday was the "last one." It was not.
From 1974 to 1977, Ron Nessen, a former NBC newsman, served as White House press secretary to President Ford, who had taken office at a time of great turmoil and uncertainty both at home and abroad.
Name the last nominee to the Supreme Court by a Democratic president who turned out to be a judicial conservative. Maybe Justice Byron White, appointed by John F. Kennedy, who dissented from Roe v. Wade, but one largely draws a blank. Ask the converse, and the list is long and disheartening.
Greg Norman hadn't played the Bob Hope Classic since 1986, and he had no plans to return to the Palm Springs desert's venerable tournament until Bill Clinton changed his mind.
Americans always end up rejecting liberal, "aisle-crossing" Republicans for president. Take Gerald Ford, Bob Dole and John McCain as examples. So what makes anyone think Mitt Romney, Rick Perry or Jon Huntsman Jr. have any chance at all in 2012?
Iowa is whiter, more rural and older than much of the rest of the U.S., but the small, middle-America state has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep a firm hold on its special claim as the first state to vote in presidential contests.
Now it's Newt's week to be the new and improved temporary seasonally impermanent flavor for the Republican primary campaign. He's entitled to his week in the front row. Republicans are big on taking turns, which is why they occasionally nominate sad sacks like Gerald Ford, Bob Dole and John McCain.
Richard M. Nixon would shock the sensibilities of today's politically correct world of diplomacy with his blunt view of career diplomats as "eunuchs," his salty assessment of a well-endowed envoy, and his defense of political donors as ambassadors.
Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony about the Watergate scandal that destroyed his presidency is finally coming to light.